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Register your power of attorney before it's too late!

Updated: Jun 10, 2020

Powers of Attorney can be of the following types:

a. General Power of Attorney, or b. Special Power of Attorney.

In addition they above can either be:

a. Revocable (where the same is not coupled with an interest), or b. Irrevocable (where the same is coupled with an interest).

Registration of a power of attorney is mandatory where the same:

a. deals with transfer of possession in any immovable property. This is relevant in light of: (i) Sec.17 of the Registration Act, 1908, (ii) a full bench judgment of the Supreme Court of India in 2011, and (iii) relevant State laws in this regard; and

b. is to be done within four (4) months from the date of execution of the power of attorney. This in relevance to Sec.23 of the Registration Act, 1908.

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