Registration of Deeds

Overview

Legal Documents are signed and executed by nearly everyone at some point or the other. Well drafted documents can save a lot of problems in the future. Hence it is always advisable to get documents from experts. Documents provided by the Indian lawyer can be utilized by filling blank spaces or customised as per the client’s needs. The real purpose to register a deed is secure every person dealing with any property against fraud and to maintain a public register. It is very essential to see that the officer is duly competent to register a document and that the document is not presented to unqualified or a 

wrong registration circle, as otherwise such registration would be of no use or validity. If the document in language not understood by the registering officer, he shall refuse to register the document. That too, no non testamentary deed relating to immovable property would be accepted for registration, unless it contains a description of such property sufficient to identify the same.

How to Register your Deed?

  • Drafting of the deed as per the terms and conditions agreed by and between the parties and in accordance with the provisions of law.
  • Presentation before the concerned Sub-Registrar for registration after due stamping and finally registration of the said document in accordance with the provisions of The Indian Registration Act.

What are the Documents Compulsory for Registration?

(i) Instruments of gift of immovable property.

(ii) Instruments other than non-testamentary instruments which purport or operate to create, declare, assign, limit or extinguish, whether in the present or in future, any right, title or interest, whether vested or contingent to or in immovable property.

(iii) Non-testamentary instruments which acknowledge the receipt or payment of any consideration on account of the creation, declaration, assignment, limitation or extinction of any such right, title or interest.

(iv) Leases of immovable property from year to year, or for any term exceeding one year, or reserving a yearly rent.

(v) Non-testamentary instruments transferring or assigning any decree or order of a Court or any award when such decree or order or award purports or operates to create, declare, assign, limit or extinguish, whether in the present or in future, any right, title or interest, whether vested or contingent, to or in immovable property.

(vi) Authorities to adopt a son not conferred by a will, is also to be registered.

Document Required

  • Duty stamped signed and executed document.
  • The claimant of the document must also sign the deed and appear before the registering officer for registration of the deed.
  • Patta transfer application with court fee and Patta pass book. (In case of Property Registration).
  • Power of authority in case the party is representing someone else.
  • If the party is a company then power of attorney/letter of authority, along with a copy of the resolution of the company’s board, authorising him to carry out the registration, certificate of incorporation.
  • PAN Card and Aadhaar Card
  • Two passport photographs of parties involved
  • Identity card for executants and claimant (for all deeds)
  • Identity card for witnesses