Everything you need to comprehend about the Rectification Deed

Real estate purchases entail a lot of laborious documentation, that can result in a silly mistakes. Nevertheless, if such flaws are not remedied quickly, they may call the legitimacy of the papers into question. A rectification deed allows purchasers and sellers to correct mistakes in property paperwork. Continue reading to learn more about rectification deeds and how to rectify such errors.

Section 17 of the Indian Registration Act of 1908 recognises rectification deeds as a valid mechanism to fix mistakes in legal documents. It must be registered to be legally enforceable.

Rectification deed’s contents

The rectification deed must include details about the persons engaged in the deal, in addition to the specifics of the original title. This should indicate the flaws that must be fixed. Furthermore, both parties will be obliged to give an assurance that no modifications to the original structure and nature of the sale deed have been made.

What circumstances necessitate the employment of a rectification deed?

Property acquisition paperwork contains a lot of information, and any slight differences in the facts, such as typographical problems or statistical inaccuracies, might call the ownership into question; thus, they must be corrected right once. A rectification deed can be used to do this. Aside from typos, the sale deed may need to be updated by inserting crucial data or eliminating superfluous ones, which necessitates the use of a supplemental deed. The registration of a rectification deed would be barred by legal defects or attempted alterations to the original deed. Likewise, in the rectification document, care must be taken to guarantee that neither party’s interests are compromised.

What is the time restriction for carrying out a rectification act?

“The law does not indicate according to what time range an inaccuracy or inaccuracy in any documentation must be repaired,” says Sanjeev Chanda, Lawyer, Meghalaya High Court. Assume that any party engaged in the transaction discovers erroneous information or a mismatch in the title document. In that circumstances, they should notify the other party and get the error repaired by the production of a rectification document.”

Because these documents act as confirmation of your ownership of an item, any inaccuracies must be addressed as quickly as feasible. Failure to correct the errors might endanger your position as the owner.

How do you draught a correction deed?

  • In the office of the sub-registrar

If either party discovers a mistake in the sale deed, they must go to the sub-office registrar’s where the deed was previously recorded. They must apply to the authority, together with all accompanying paperwork, requesting revisions to the document. If considerable revisions to the original document are necessary, both parties will be obliged to submit two witnesses for each the registration of the rectification deed.

  • Online procedure

A correction act can also be carried out online. To begin the procedure, go to the website of the State Land Revenue Department.

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are for informational purposes only based on industry reports and related news stories. PropertyPistol does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information and shall not be held responsible for any action taken based on the published information.


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