The Registration (West Bengal Amendment) Act, 2004
West Bengal Act 23 of 2004
(a) Additional Inspector-General of Registration,
(b) Joint Inspector-General of Registration, and
(c) Deputy Inspector-General of Registration,to assist the Inspector-General of Registration and prescribe the duties of such officers. (4) The Additional Inspector-General of Registration,and the Joint Inspector-General of Registration, referred to clause (a) and clause (b) of sub-section (3), may hold simultaneously any other office under the State Government. (5) The officers appointed under sub-section (3), shall be subordinate to the Inspector-General of Registration.". 4. Substitution of new section for section 6. - For section 6 of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted :- "6. Registrars, District Sub-Registrars, Additional District Sub-Registrars or Sub-Registrars. - (1) The State Government may appoint such persons, whether public officers or not, as it thinks proper, to be Registrars of the several districts, to be District Sub-Registrars or Additional District Sub-Registrars of the several sub-districts,and to be Sub-Registrars of the respective sub-districts. (2) The powers, duties or other matters mentioned in any of the provisions except those mentioned in section 68 and section 72 of this Act in respect of a Registrar shall be deemed to be applicable to a District Sub-Registrar, where such powers, duties or other matters are referred to a Registrar under this Act. (3) The District Sub-Registrar, the Additional District Sub-Registrar and the Sub-Registrar shall be subordinate to the Registrar.". 5. Amendment of section 7. - To section 7 of the principal Act, the following Explanation shall be added at the end :- 'Explanation. - For the purpose of this section, the expressions "the office of a Registrar" and "the office of a Sub-Registrar" shall include "the office of a District Sub-Registrar" and "the office of an Additional District Sub-Registrar", respectively.'.