Act (Central Act No XVI OF 1908)
Registration Act of presenting wills and authorities to adopt
40. Person entitled to present wills and authorities to adopt. -(1)
The testor, or after his death, any person claiming as executor or otherwise
under a will, may present it to any Registrar or Sub-Registrar for
(2) The donor, or after his death the donee, of any authority to
adopt, or the adoptive son, may present it to any Registrar or Sub-Registrar
for Registrar for Registration.
41. Registration of Wills and authorities to adopt. - (1) A will or an
authority to adopt, presented for registration by the testator or donor, may
be registered in the same manner as any other document.
(2) A will or authority to adopt presented for registration by any
other person entitled to present it shall be registered if the registering
officer is satisfied.
(a) that the will or authority was executed by the testator or donor,
as the case may be;
(b) that the testator or donor is dead; and
(c) that the person presenting the will or authority is, under section
40, entitled to present the same.