On October 10, 2020, a 40-year-old man was arrested by Noida police for defrauding a bank of Rs 2 Crores, falsifying sales documents and using loans. On the same day, Madurai Principal Sessions Judge G Ilangovan granted early bail for document registration without prior verification to two sub-registrars arrested by the Dindigul District Crime Branch. According to the police, they registered the deed of sale without checking the certificate of hardship, as well as the original documents, parental documents, death certificate, etc. Bhaskar Bhattacharya, J.:- The only question that arises in these two requests for review is what is the amount of stamp duty that is applicable to a contract for the sale of immobile. the State of West Bengal with effect from 31 January 1994, in the case of a contract for the sale or lease of immovable property, stamp duty as mentioned in the case of transport. Veena Hasmukh Jain v. The State of Maharashtra, reported in AIR 1999 SC 807, asserts that in the present case the agreement was intended to be applied as a mere agreement. The Supreme Court has also reaffirmed the importance of the sales contract between the contracting authority and the buyer, since it recently decided that the period of allocation of a housing unit to a buyer of a house must be taken into account from the date of the project-buyer contract and not from the date of registration of the project under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act. 2016. . . .