Cadastral Survey Rules 2021

  • Rule 104 table 8 corrected on 5 October 2021 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
41 Parcel areas


An area must be assigned to a primary parcel unless it is a residue parcel or balance parcel, and the area must include the areas of all movable marginal strips in that primary parcel.


An area must be assigned to a parcel intended for a lease unless the parcel is defined by 1 or more permanent structure boundaries.


An area must be assigned to a portion of land being claimed as accretion, dry stream bed, or adverse possession.


If a parcel requires an area under this rule and its shape varies with height, the required area is the area of the polygon described by the extent of the parcel when vertically projected onto the horizontal plane.


An area assigned to a parcel—


must be correctly calculated from its boundary information; and


must be expressed in hectares; and


must not be less than 0.0001 ha; and


may be rounded to 1 part in 1,000 or 0.0001 ha, whichever is greater.

Compare: SR 2010/492 rr 5.3, 8.3.2(c)