Haryana Halts Land Registration on Account Of Malpractices
Haryana has temporarily stopped the registration of land transfer deeds in the state to weed out various malpractices in the government’s key revenue generation process. The registration of transfer deeds of various categories of land has been stopped for varying periods between July 22 and August 15.The decision will impact the sale and purchase of land in the state for the time being.
Financial Commissioner (Revenue) Vijai Vardhan said in his directions that the “stoppage of registration of transfer deeds under the Registration Act, 1908” is an interim measure. Vardhan was quoted as saying that “the state government has given serious consideration to the complaints of malpractices that exist in the current mechanism for registration of deeds for the transfer of land. Therefore, it has been decided to temporarily halt the registration of transfer deeds under the said Act”.
The government has also forthwith cancelled all e-appointments for the deed registration and fresh dates for the same will be given later.