Save as in this Part otherwise provided, every document mentioned in section 17, sub-section (1), clauses (a), (b), (c), 1*[, (d) and (e), section 17, sub-section (2), in so far as such document affects immovable property,] and section 18, clauses (a), (b) 2*[, (c) and (cc)] shall be presented for registration in the office of a Sub-Registrar within whose sub-district the whole or some portion of the property to which such document relates is situate.
(1) Every document 1*[not being a document referred to in section 28 or a copy of a decree or order], may be presented for registration either in the office of the Sub-Registrar in whose sub-district the document was executed, or in the office of any other Sub-Registrar under the State Government at which all the persons executing and claiming under the document desire the same to be registered.
(2) A copy of a decree or order may be presented for registration in the office of the Sub-Registrar in whose sub-district the original decree or order was made, or, where the decree or order does not affect immovable property, in the office of any other Sub-Registrar under the State Government at which all the persons claiming under the decree or order desire the copy to be registered.
(1) Any Registrar may in his discretion receive and register any document which might be registered by any Sub-Registrar sub-ordinate to him.
(2) 1*[The Registrar of a district in which a presidency-town is included and the Registrar of the Delhi district] 2*** may receive and register any document referred to in section 28 without regard to the situation in any part of 3*[India] of the property to which the document relates.
In ordinary cases the registration or deposit of documents under this Act shall be made only at the office of the officer authorized to accept the same for registration or deposit:
Provided that such officer may on special cause being shown attend at the residence of any person desiring to present a document for registration or to deposit a will, and accept for registration or deposit such document or will.
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