Glossary

The meanings attributed to terms set out for the purpose of explanation only and are not necessarily valid legal definitions for other purposes.

Where precise definitions are sought appropriate statutes or authorities should be studied. See Greg Stilanou, Land Titling Law and Practice in NSW, Lawbook Co. 2013 [Definitions on pages xxvii – xxxi].

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Vertical Subdivision: The subdivision of land into lots where boundaries extend from the centre of the earth through the surface to infinity. The plan represents the parcel at the earth's surface. See also Stratum Subdivision.

Vested Remainder: A remainder which is always ready to take effect in possession the moment the particular estate on which it is expectant terminates.

Vinculum: A symbol in the form of an elongated reverse 'S' used in plans to show which parcels of land form parts of the same lot or the continuance of a lot on the other side of a road, river, railway etc.

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