Conveyancing Act 1919 No 6
Current version for 1 December 2019 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 01:37)
Part 23 Division 2 Section 189
189   Judgments not to be a charge on land until writ or order registered
(1)  No judgment, statute, or recognisance, whether obtained or entered into on behalf of the Crown or otherwise, and whether obtained or entered into before or after the commencement of this Act, shall operate as a charge on land, or on the unpaid purchase money for any land, unless and until the writ or order for the purpose of enforcing it is registered in the General Register of Deeds.
(2)  This section shall apply to any inquisition finding a debt due to the Crown, and any obligation or specialty made to the Crown, and any acceptance of office from or under the Crown, whatever may have been its date in like manner as it applies to a judgment.
(3)  In this section, recognisance includes a bail security agreement within the meaning of the Bail Act 2013.