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What is impounding under Karnataka Stamp Act 1957?

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Impounding is a legal term used in the Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957, which refers to the act of confiscating or retaining a document for the purpose of verifying its legality, authenticity, or compliance with the provisions of the Act. The impounding of a document can be done by the Registrar or any other person who is authorized by the government to do so.
Under the Karnataka Stamp Act, impounding is done to ensure that the document has been properly stamped as per the provisions of the Act. Stamping of a document is a mandatory requirement under the Act, and failure to do so attracts penalties and fines. The impounding of a document is done to prevent evasion of stamp duty and to ensure that the document is legally valid.

The Karnataka Stamp Act provides for the impounding of various documents, including agreements, conveyances, deeds, bonds, and other instruments that are executed between parties. The impounding is done by the Registrar or any other person authorized by the government, and the document is retained by the impounding authority until the required stamp duty is paid.

The impounding process begins when a person presents a document for registration or for certification under the Act. The impounding authority will then examine the document to verify whether it has been properly stamped as per the provisions of the Act. If the document is found to be deficient in stamp duty, the impounding authority will calculate the deficient amount and direct the person to pay the required stamp duty.
Once the stamp duty is paid, the impounding authority will affix the necessary stamp on the document and certify the same. If the person fails to pay the required stamp duty, the impounding authority may initiate legal proceedings against the person to recover the same.

impounding is an important provision under the Karnataka Stamp Act, which helps to ensure that documents are properly stamped and legally valid. The impounding process prevents evasion of stamp duty and ensures that the government is able to collect revenue in a fair and transparent manner. Any person who presents a document for registration or certification must ensure that the document is properly stamped as per the provisions of the Act to avoid impounding and other legal complications.

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