» Registration Department

Mandate of the Department

Functions and Responsibilities of Registration Department :

» Collection of Stamp Duties and Registration Fees
» Appointment of Muslim Marriage Registrars or Kazis and issue of Muslim
Marriage Licences
» Issue of Christian Marriage Licences to Church pastor
Major Acts Administered by the Registration Department:

(i) Indian Registration Act 1908
(ii) Indian Stamp Act 1899
(iii) Indian Stamp (Assam Amendment) Act 2004
(iv) Indian Christian Marriage Act 1872
(v) Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce registration Act 1935
(vi) Birth, Death and Marriage Registration Act 1 886 and Rules and Execution Orders
(vii) Hindu Marriage Act 1955
(viii) Special Marriage Act 1954 and
(ix) Special Marriage ( Assam) Rules, 1957

Schemes and Budget :

   Total provision for 2005-2006 under grant no.7 :

   Head of Account voted : 2030 Stamp and Registration.
   Plan : Nil.

   Non-plan : Rs. 1246.93 Lakhs.
   Total      : Rs 1246.93 lakhs.

Registration is a non-plan department and during 2005 -06 the Department did not implement any plan scheme.
Target for revenue collection for the year 2005-2006 has been fixed as shown in Annexure IV.













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