Online Repository and Electronic Verification of Registered Property
|Reform Description||Online Repository and Electronic Verification of Registered Property
Before: Registering property was a manual and very hectic process in which several verifications were required
After: The law has been amended and electronic verification of credentials is possible now.
|Jurisdiction/Location||Punjab, KP, and Balochistan|
|Department||Punjab Land Record Authority, Punjab Revenue Authority
Board of Revenue, KP
Board of Revenue, Balochistan
|Date of Implementation||01-07-2021 (KP),|
|Details||Difficulty||● Since there was no legal cover for online repository and verification of the digitized documents, businesses were facing difficulty for physical verification of the registered property as it was a cumbersome and time consuming process.|
|Analysis||● There was a need to amend the Registration Act, 1908 so as to allow the automation and online verification of the registered property.|
|Solution||● Accordingly, the Government of KP preceded the Government of Punjab and Balochistan in amending the property registration law i.e., Registration Act, 1908 and now electronic verification is permissible.|
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