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Protection for people buying personal property

A central property register has been established.

A central property register has been established. The purpose of this register is to allow people who are buying expensive personal property items like cars, or property worth more than $5,000, to check that the item is not under finance.

See Personal property securities register (PPSR)—Searching the PPSR(opens in a new window).

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