—(1) Where —
a flat is sold by the Corporation to any person under the provisions of this Part; or
any estate or interest in such flat is —
subsequently transferred by or to any person with the written consent of the Corporation; or
surrendered to the Corporation,
and a solicitor is not employed by that person to act for him in the transaction, the Corporation may by its duly authorised officer act for that person.
(2) Where the Corporation acts for any person under subsection (1), then for the purposes of the registration of any instrument relating to the sale of the flat or the transaction in respect of the flat —
(3) For the purposes of this section —
“flat” means any flat, house or other building sold by the Corporation under the provisions of this Part;
“transfer”, in relation to a flat, means the conveyance, sale, purchase, assignment, mortgage, charge or the disposal in any manner of any estate or interest in the flat and includes a discharge of a mortgage, or a reconveyance, or the devolution of the rights of a deceased owner of the flat to another person, and “is transferred” shall be construed accordingly.