—(1) Any person claiming any estate or interest in any land within Singapore may at any time apply to the High Court for an order that —
the register or any book or index kept at the Registry under this Act or the rules shall be rectified;
any entry may be made or interpolated in any such register, book or index;
any entry in such a register, book or index may be cancelled;
any certificate endorsed or given under this Act may be amended or cancelled;
any deed, probate, letters of administration, certificate or other document may be produced to the Registrar for the purpose of any registration, entry or cancellation; or
the priority by this Act granted to assurances or other instruments upon the registration thereof may be suspended in whole or in part during the continuance of any proceedings then pending in any court as to any assurances registered after the date of the order.
(2) An application referred to in subsection (1) shall be served on the Registrar of Titles where the application affects the proprietorship, description or area of any land comprised in a certificate of title issued under the Land Titles Act [Cap. 157].
(3) The court may either refuse such an application or, if satisfied of the justice of the case, may make such order in reference thereto and as to the costs thereof as in the opinion of the court is just and expedient.
(4) Any jurisdiction under this section may be exercised by any judge whether sitting in open court or in chambers.
(5) Any person aggrieved by an order made by the court under this section may appeal within the prescribed time in the same manner and with the same incidents in and with which orders made by the court in cases within its ordinary jurisdiction may be appealed from.
(6) Upon registration of an order made by the court under this section, any instrument, register, book or index kept at the Registry which is affected by the order of court shall be construed as if the amendments, rectifications, cancellations or endorsements ordered by the court had been made in the instrument, register, book or index and the Registrar shall, if so directed by the order of court, make the amendments, rectifications, cancellations or endorsements on the instrument, register, book or index unless it is not practicable for him to do so.
(7) The Registrar may require any person who has custody, possession or control of any instrument which is the subject of an order of court made under this section to produce that instrument to the Registrar for amendments, rectifications or endorsements to be made on the instrument or to cancel the instrument in accordance with the terms of that order of court; and if that person refuses or neglects to produce that instrument he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years.