To be valid in law a deed must be clear on the face of it that it is a deed, signed by the necessary parties in the presence of a witness, and delivered1. Use of a seal is no longer required but a company seal may still be used to execute a document2. Where land is registered, the form of transfer and certain other deeds affecting the land must follow the prescribed form3. The forms of words of execution are also prescribed4. Signature by the seller is always required in order to transfer the legal estate5. The buyer is
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