Functions of Sub-Registrar of Bangladesh
It is the primary duty of the Registering officer to register a document when it is presented before him in the office, or at a residence u/s. 31 & 38 of Registration Act (XVI of 1908). If the document presented before him for non-compliance of Section 17-21 of the Registration Act (XVI of 1908) he may refuse the document U/S 25. When a document is presented, his duty is to assess Stamp duty, Registration fees, Gain tax, District Council tax, Union parishad tax, Cantonment Board tax etc. His duty is also to -take oath, affirm the affidavit u/s 4 vide President order no. 142 of 1972 and take evidence in the ejlash as designed as Civil & Criminal Court. Their function is also a Quasi-Judicial function. They also function like a criminal court u/s 190 of Cr.P.C. They also are protected u/s 78 of the Bangladesh Penal Code like judicial officers.