The legal estate created by a charge over registered land is deemed to be vested in the registered proprietor as a result of the registration, and therefore continues to subsist until discharged, notwithstanding payment1. A registered charge may be discharged either by documentary proof of satisfaction of the charge2, or in electronic form3. Documentary discharge must be in the prescribed form4, executed as a deed or authenticated in such other manner as the registrar may approve5, although the registrar is entitled to accept and act upon any other proof of satisfaction of a charge he may regard as sufficient
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