To ensure compliance with the provisions of s. 25 of the Builders Lien Act so that the gold commissioner will remove the liens, the release should say that payment is made “in satisfaction of the lien”.
Powers of court, registrar or gold commissioner to remove claim of lien
25 (1) An owner, contractor, subcontractor, lien claimant or agent of any of them may at any time apply to the court, registrar or gold commissioner and the court, registrar or gold commissioner may cancel a claim of lien if satisfied that
(a) a lien is extinguished under section 22 or 33,
(b) an action to enforce the claim of lien has been dismissed and no appeal from the dismissal has been taken within the time limited for the appeal,
(c) an action to enforce the claim of lien has been discontinued, or
(d) the claim of lien has been satisfied.
(Builders Lien Act, s. 25(1)(d)).