Section 17 Indian Stamp Act 1899

Section 17 Indian Stamp Act

Section 17 of the Indian Stamp Act 1899 is about Instrument executed in India. It is under ‘C. —Of the time of stamping instruments’ of CHAPTER II (Stamp Duties) of the Act.

Instrument executed in India.

All instruments chargeable with duty and executed by any person in 1[India] shall be stamped before or at the time of execution.



Amendment of section 17.–In the principal Act, in Section 17, after the existing provision, the following proviso shall be inserted namely:–

“Provided that nothing in this Section shall apply to the instrument in respect of which stamp duty has been paid under section 10-A.”

[Vide Assam Act 22 of 2004, s. 3]

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