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FAQ Regarding Stamp Duty Issues – November 2003- Registration and Stamp Duty

November 2003- Registration and Stamp Duty 1. The documents, which are compulsorily register able, though not registered, are admitted as evidence to establish and collateral issues.  Please advice, whether documents which are not adequately stamped in the court to prove any collateral facts? There is vital difference between unregistered document and under stamped document.  The […]
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FAQ Regarding Stamp Duty Issues – March 2003 – Stamp Duty and Registration Matters

March 2003 – Stamp Duty and Registration Matters 1. Is there any concession in stamp duty if the mortgagee purchases the mortgaged property? The transaction attracts stamp duty is payable on conveyance, less stamp duty already paid on the mortgage deed. 2. Is it necessary to pay the stamp duty on document executed outside India, […]
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FAQ Regarding Registration Answered by Advocate Selvakumar Real Estate Reporter on April 2009 – Registration

April 2009 – Registration 1. Who are all should be present at the time of registration of the documents? Both the parties to the transaction and also confirming/ consenting witnesses should be present at the time of registration and also the witness for identifying the parties. 2. Please inform the time limit within which the […]
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FAQ Regarding Registration Answered by Advocate Selvakumar Real Estate Reporter on April 2008 – Registration

April 2008  Registration 1. Whether description of the immovable property, which is the subject matter of the document to be registered, is necessarily to be set out in the Schedule to the agreement?  Is it necessary to annex maps or plans of the immovable property? Section 21 of the Act deals with the provisions relating […]
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FAQ Regarding Registration Answered by Advocate Selvakumar Real Estate Reporter on Jan -2008

January 2008 – Registration 1. Why documents are registered? The documents are registered for the purpose of conservation of evidence, assurance of title, publicity of documents and prevention of fraud.  Also registration helps an intending purchaser to know if the title deeds of a particular property have been deposited with any person or a financial […]
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FAQ Appeared in Real Estate Reporter – May 2006 – Procedure Registration

May 2006 – Procedure Registration 1. Does a Deed of Rectification rectifying the mistakes in the names of the parties, the figures, the description etc. in the duly registered main document require registration? If the main document/agreement is registered, then it is always necessary to register the Deed of Rectification too. 2. What is the […]
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FAQ Appeared in Real Estate Reporter – March 2006- Registration

March 2006- Registration 1. Which documents require to be compulsorily registered? Section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908 lays down different categories of documents for which registration compulsorily.  The documents relating to the following transactions of immovable properties are required to be compulsorily registered. Under Section 2(6) of the Registration Act, 1908 the item “immovable […]
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FAQ Appeared in Real Estate Reporter – February 2006 –About Registrations

February 2006 –About Registrations 1. The government of Karnataka issued a notification dated 2.4.2005 & 23.8…. to stop the registration for various types of properties. The High Court quashed such an order.  What is the essence of the order? The above said notification was quashed on the ground that the Government executives have no power […]
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