—(1) Subject to this Act and the rules, any person may at any time require an official search to be made on his behalf at the Registry by delivering to the Registrar a requisition in writing signed by him.
(2) The requisition referred to in subsection (1) shall specify the government survey lot number and mukim number or town subdivision number and either —
the specified instruments which have been registered or provisionally registered under this Act or any repealed enactment; or
the period of the official search required commencing with a specified instrument provided that the period shall not exceed the statutory period of limitation for title to be deduced under the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act (Cap. 61).
(3) Upon receipt of any requisition referred to in subsection (1), the Registrar shall cause a diligent search to be made and shall give a certificate of the result of that search to the person requiring it to be made and shall sign the certificate and seal it with his seal, and every certificate so signed and sealed shall be receivable in evidence.