Our Recommendations :-
Follow CA Final FB Page

Authentication of power of attorney

Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Uma asked almost 3 years ago

    1       0 Answer Now Comment Report
1 Answers
Important Note – Preparing for CA Final?
CAKART provides Indias top faculty each subject video classes and lectures – online & in Pen Drive/ DVD – at very cost effective rates. Get video classes from CAKART.in. Quality is much better than local tuition, so results are much better.
Watch Sample Video Now by clicking on the link(s) below – 
For any questions Request A Call Back  
Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 lochan answered almost 3 years ago

**AUTHENTICATION OF POWER OF ATTORNEY** A power of attorney need not be attested. However, it would be advisable to execute the power of attorney before and have it authenticated by a Notary Public or any Court Judge/Magistrate, Indian Consul or Vice- Consul or representatives of the Central Government. If a power of attorney is so authenticated courts shall presume the execution of the power of attorney (Section 85 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872). Under Section 85 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Court shall presume that every document purporting to be a power of attorney, and to have been executed before and authenticated by a Notary Public or any Court, Judge, Magistrate, Indian Consul or Vice-Consul or representative of the Central Government, was so executed and authenticated. Under Section 57(6) and (7) of that Act, the seals of Notary Public are taken judicial notice of. Under Section 32(c) of the Indian Registration Act, 1908, a power of attorney can be granted to an agent to present a document for registration; but, under Section 33(1) of that Act, only certain powers of attorney are recognised. But if a power of attorney gives authority to present documents for registration under Section 32 of the Registration Act, 1908 it must be executed before and authenticated by the Registrar or Sub-Registrar within whose District or Sub-District the principal resides or where the Registration Act is not in force, before any Magistrate or if it is executed outside India, before a Notary Public, or any Court, Judge, Magistrate, Indian Consul or Vice-Consul or representative of the Central Government (Section 33 of the Registration Act, 1908). But a power of attorney empowering an agent to execute a deed conveying the property in an immovable property and get the deed registered thereby perfecting the transaction of conveyance, need not be executed before the Officer appointed to authenticate and register documents in as much as when the agent executes the document in the name of the principal, he is the executant thereof and as such can himself present the document for registration. Thanks

    0       0 Comment Report
Get Notifications
Videos
Books
Notes
Loading
SIGN UP
Watch best faculty demo video classes

These top faculty video lectures will
help u prepare like nothing else can.