​Major Acts & Rules Administered by the Department

​The Major Acts & Rules administered by the Department are as follows:

Registration Act, 1908 (Central Act 16 of 1908)
The Karnataka Registration Rules, 1965
The Indian Partnership Act, 1932 and Rules made there under
The Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Rules made there under
The Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957 (Act No.34 of 1957)
The Karnataka Stamp Rules, 1958
The Karnataka Stamp (Prevention of Under valuation of Instruments) Rules, 1977
The Karnataka Stamp (Constitution of Committee for Estimation of Property) Rules, 1992
The Karnataka Societies Act, 1960 and Rules made there under.
The Karnataka Stamp (Franking Impression of Stamps) Rules, 2000.
The Karnataka Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act, 1958 and Rules made there under
The Karnataka Registration (Deed Writers License) Rules, 1979

Apart from these Acts, the following Acts having a bearing on the Registration of documents are also being implemented indirectly.

The Income-tax Act, 1961
The Karnataka Land Reforms Act, 1961
The Karnataka Land Grants Rules, 1969
The Karnataka SC/ST (Prohibition of Transfer of Certain Lands) Act, 1978
The Karnataka Land (Restriction on Transfer) Act, 1991
The Karnataka Land revenue Act, 1964 and Rules