17/Aug/2001 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    22. Mispayment of compensation not to affect title of the party paying the same

    And be it enacted that when any compensation awarded as aforesaid shall have been paid by mistake of fact or law to a person or persons not lawfully entitled to receive the same, such mispayment shall not affect the title of the party paying the same to the land in respect of which the same shall have been paid, nor shall such land be subject to any lien for the sum so mispaid; but the persons lawfully entitled to receive such compensation, or his, her or their lawful representatives, shall or may recover the same within 18 months from the date of such payment by action for money had and received against the person receiving such mispayment, or his or her lawful representative.

Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.