The Registration Act,1908
Section 88. Registration of documents executed by Government officers or certain public functionaries
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, it shall not he necessary for
(a) Any officer of Government, or
(b) Any Administrator General, Official Trustee or Official Assignee, or
(c) The Sheriff, Receiver or Registrar of a High Court, or
(d) The holder for the time being of such other public office as may be specified in a notification in the Official Gazette issued in that behalf by the State Government, to appear in person or by agent at any registration-office in any proceeding connected with the registration of any instrument executed by him or in his favour, in his official capacity, or to sign as provided in Section 58.
(2) Any instrument executed by or in favour of an officer of Government or any other person referred to in subsection (1) may be presented for registration in such manner as may be prescribe by rules made under Section 69.
(3) The registering officer to whom any instrument is presented for registration under this section may, if he things fit, refer to any Security to Government or to such officer of Government or other person referred to in subsection (1) for information respecting the same and, oil being satisfied of the execution thereof shall register the instrument.