658. By whom costs of reconveyance borne.

(v)     Costs of Reconveyance and Delivery of Deeds

658.     By whom costs of reconveyance borne.

The costs of reconveyance are borne by the mortgagor1. They include not only the ordinary costs where the mortgage title has not been changed by assignment2 or devolution, but also any extraordinary costs rendered necessary by a change of title or other event, such as the cost of obtaining a vesting order where the person who should reconvey cannot be found or is under disability3, or where the legal estate is in a trustee-mortgagee who has absconded4