The Registration (Orissa Amendment) Act, 2001
Orissa Act 8 of 2002
(a) in Sub-section (1), for the words, "Inspector of Registration Officer", the words "Additional Inspector-General of Registration, Joint Inspector-General of Registration and Deputy Inspector-General of Registration" shall be substituted; and
(b) in Sub-section (2), for the words "Inspector", the words "Additional Inspector-General, Joint Inspector-General and Deputy Inspector-General" shall be substituted.3. Amendment of Section 17. - In Section 17 of the principal Act, in Sub-section (1), after Clause (e), the following clauses shall be inserted before the proviso, namely ;
"(f) agreement to sell immovable property possession whereof has been or is handed over to the purported purchaser;
(g) power-of-attorney relating to transfer of immovable property possession whereof has been or is handed over to the purported attorney holder".4. Amendment of Section 19-A. - In Section 19-A of the principal Act, in Sub-section (2), for the words "otherwise prepared", the words "otherwise legibly prepared" shall be substituted. 5. Insertion of new Section 22-A. - After Section 22 of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely :
"22-A. Document Registration of which is opposed to public policy. - (1) The State Government may, by notification, declare that the registration of any document or class of documents is opposed to public policy.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the registering officer shall refuse to register a document to which a notification issued under Sub-section (1) is applicable."6. Amendment of Section 28. - In Section 28 of the principal Act,-
(i) for the word, brackets and letter "and (e)" the commas, brackets, letters and word ",(e) (f) and (g)" shall be substituted; and
(ii) the words "or some portion" shall be omitted.7. Insertion of new Section 78-A. - After Section 78 of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely :
"78-A. Power to remit fees. - The State Government, if it is of the opinion that any instrument which involves donation of property for public charitable purpose, or involves exchange of land on the initiative of the State Government in the public interest, may, by order published in the Gazette, remit the fees payable in respect of any such instrument.8. Amendment of Section 89-A. - In Section 89-A of the principal Act, In Sub-section (1), for the words "and to send a copy of the order made in the proceedings to the registering officer for the recovery of the said amount", the words "and to recover the said amount of fees along with the deficient amount of stamp duty" shall be substituted.