Functions of the Directorate of Registration Bangladesh
The functions of the Directorate are to control and supervise the work of the District Registrar and Sub-Registrars all over Bangladesh. The appointment, transfer and promotion relating to Sub-Registrar lying with this Directorate with prior approval of this Ministry. The directorate is also entrusted with the supervisory functions of administration over the field officer. The Directorate is responsible for implementing the rules and regulations regarding registration of documents through 61 District Registrar & 476 Sub-Registry Offices situated all over the country except 3 Hill Tract Districts. The whole process is based on the existing Registration Act, Rules and the Registration manual.
The objects for which the law of registration was promulgated are set forth below:-
Ø To provide conclusive guarantee of the genuineness of documents;
Ø To afford publicity to transactions of property;
Ø To prevent frauds;
Ø To afford facility of ascertaining whether a property has already been dealt with; and
Ø To afford security of title-deeds and facility of providing titles in case the original deeds are lost or destroyed.