158. Registered land.

A registered proprietor has unrestricted powers to dispose of the land, subject only to compliance with any restrictions on the proprietorship register of the title1. A buyer of registered land is concerned only to ensure that any restrictions on the register are complied with. While the statutory provisions2 prevent the buyer's title from being questioned they do not affect the lawfulness of the disposition3.

The seller must always comply with any fiduciary duties he has, but the buyer is not concerned with them unless they are reflected in a restriction on the register. If, for example, trustees were to sell