The purpose of this paper is to examine current Australian e-conveyancing processes to identify its rewards and the risks requiring specific attention in order to protect consumers and ensure ongoing trust in the system.
Doctrinal legal research engaging with statutory and precedential case law; related policy documents and governmental agreements; academic and other related writings; news materials and Property Exchange of Australia documentation.
E-conveyancing rewards have received greater understanding than the inherent risks, which needs to be corrected by educating users and consumers.
The research adds to the academic literature in this emerging area of legal risk.
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