Registration Act 1908

M.A. Joy v. Sub Registrar

  • Order

Registration Act, 1908 – Can the Sub Registrar who refused to register a document presented for registration on a mistaken interpretation of the statutory provisions, which refusal was found to be erroneous by the superior authority, later refuse registration on the ground that the document was presented out of time ? 2021 (4) KCC 120 : 2021 (4) KHC 261 : 2021 (4) KLT 467

Thresiamma Varghese Olikkara v. Sub Registrar

  • Order

Registration Act, 1908 – Ss. 40 & 41 – When a Will is presented for registration after the death of the testator or the donor, the Registering Officer is required to endorse the date, hour and place of presentation. The fees for the same will have to be remitted by the presenter. The signature of the presenting party has to be obtained and a date shall be fixed for the enquiry contemplated under section 41(2) of the Act. The cost of the service of the notice and of its publication is to be levied in advance from the persentant. Insofar as the cost towards Gazette publication is concerned, the same is to be remitted into the treasury. 2021 (4) KCC 24 : 2021 (4) KHC 192 : 2021 (4) KLT 594