§501-103  Conveyances of less than fee simple.  No new certificate shall be entered or issued upon any transfer of registered land which does not divest the title in fee simple from the owner or one of the registered owners.  Except as provided in sections 501-241 to 501-248, all interests in registered land less than an estate in fee simple shall contain a reference to the document number of the interest acquired and shall be registered by recording with the assistant registrar the instrument creating or transferring or claiming such interest, and by a brief memorandum thereof made by the assistant registrar upon the certificate of title, and signed by the assistant registrar.  Except as provided in sections 501-241 to 501-248, the cancellation or extinguishment of such interests shall be recorded in the same manner. [L 1903, c 56, §52; RL 1925, §3241; RL 1935, §5051; RL 1945, §12651; RL 1955, §342-52; HRS §501-103; gen ch 1985; am L 1986, c 246, §5; am L 1988, c 346, §7; am L 1993, c 18, §2; am L 1998, c 219, §8]


Revision Note


  "Sections 501-241 to 501-248" substituted for "chapter 501, part     ".


Rules of Court


  Certificates of title, see Rules of the Land Court, part II.


Case Notes


  Cited:  35 H. 816, 823 (1941).