The Trade Unions Act, 1926
9. Certificate of registration.—
The Registrar, on registering a Trade Union under section 8, shall issue a certificate of registration in the prescribed form which shall be conclusive evidence that the Trade Union has been duly registered under this Act.
The registration gives a stamp of due formation of the Trade Union and assures the mind of the employer that the Trade Union is an authenticated body. The names and occupation of whose office-bearers also become known; Food Corporation of India Staff Union v. Food Corporation of India, 1995 LLR 309 (SC) 3 JJ.
The certificate of registration continues to hold good until it is cancelled; IFFCO, Phulpur Karmachari Sangh v. Registrar of Trade Unions, (1992) II LLJ 239 (All).