main purpose of registration of documents or the object of The Registration Act
Objective of Registration
The main purpose of registration of documents or the object of The Registration Act
1908, amongst other things is to provide a method of public registration of documents so
as to give information to people regarding legal rights and obligations arising or affecting
a particular property and to perpetuate documents which may afterwards be of legal
importance, and also to prevent fraud.
Therefore the objectives can be listed as follows:
1. The conservation of evidence,
2. Assurance of title, publicity of documents and prevention of fraud.
3. Registration ensures and safeguards the interest of an intending purchaser.