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Registration of Will

Q. Whether registration of Will is mandatory ?
Ans :- No  As per Section 18 of Registration Act, 1908, registration of Will is not mandatory.
Q. Whether Will can be registered eveb after the death of testator ?
Yes, as per Section 40 of Registration Act, 1908  
Section -40. Persons entitled to present wills and authorities to adopt.—
(l) The testator, or after his death any person claiming as executor or otherwise under a will, may present it to any Registrar or Sub-Registrar for registration.
(2) The donor, or after his death the donee, of any authority to adopt, or the adoptive son, may present it to any Registrar or Sub-Registrar for registration.
Q. Whether Registered Will is required for registraration as Legal Heir on income-tax e-filing website ?
Ans. Yes for registration as legal heir on e-filing website, only registered will is entertained.