All transactions that involve the sale of the immovable property should be registered in India to ensure the transfer of clean title to the owner. The registration of property requires preparation of documents and paying the applicable stamp duty registration charges for the sale deed to be legally recorded at the Sub-Registrar’s office. Department of Stamps and Registration manages the registration and transfer of property in Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we look at the procedure for Uttar Pradesh property registration with stamp duty charges.
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Uttar Pradesh Registration Act, 1908
Registration Act provides details regarding the method of registering documents, information regarding legal rights and obligations affecting the particulars property.
Section 17 of Uttar Pradesh Registration Act
Under section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908, all transactions that involve the sale of immovable property for a value exceeding Rs. 100, should be registered, i.e. all transactions of sale of the immovable property that has to be registered. Additionally, all transactions of a gift of immovable property, as well as a lease deed for a duration exceeding 12 months are also mandatorily needed to be registered in Uttar Pradesh.