How to write on stamp paper?

Do you want to know how to write on stamp paper? Then you have come to exactly the right place. Today we will talk about stamp paper in detail and see what is stamp paper and how to write on stamp paper.

In this article you will be told what is stamp paper and what is the history of stamp paper and how to write on stamp paper? If you also want to know this, then read this article completely from beginning to end.

What is the history of stamp paper?

Stamped paper was invented in Spain and the Netherlands in the early 16th century. After this the British Empire adopted this stamp paper system. It was introduced as the Stamp Act 1765 and mandated all its colonies including India to implement the Act as a source of revenue generation in the form of stamp duty.

Subsequently, the British East India Company procured the Stamp Act for India by promulgating Act VI of 1797 and made it applicable in selected geographical locations. Later it spread all over India till 1860.

After this, some amendments were made in it and then the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 became. The first postage stamps in India were put on sale in 1854 with four denominations. They are, half anna, 1 anna, 2 anna and 4 anna. The value of the base rate was half an anna.

What is stamp paper?

Stamp paper is an A4 (foolscap) piece of paper pre-printed with a revenue stamp which is printed in currency notes or postage stamps. These stamp papers are usually issued by the government and usually come in denominations of Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 500 etc.

If we go in simple words, then stamp papers are government papers on which revenue of specific value is printed by the government and it is issued by the revenue only. Stamp paper is similar to a note in appearance but it is bigger in size than a note.

Indian note size is small while stamp paper is of A4 size. It also has a security thread to protect the stamp paper. Each stamp paper has a fixed “monetary value”. For every person who has bought or sold any property, the whole process is recorded on the stamp paper.

What is Judicial Stamp Paper?

Generally judicial stamp papers are mainly used for legal and court work. In most cases it is not accepted without payment of court fees. Court fee is paid through judicial stamp paper to avoid cash transactions.

In accordance with the provisions of the Court Fees Act, 1870 judicial stamp paper is used in courts and some public offices. Parties in court cases have to file various pleadings, pleadings and affidavits to meet the day-to-day expenses incurred by the court, which charges fees for these filings.

What is Non-Judicial Stamp Paper?

All non-judicial transactions between the parties are arranged in non-judicial stamp paper. For example, all types of property transfer agreements, lease agreements, affidavits, ext. In this, every transaction will have a specific amount of stamp duty which is decided by the state government.

Each state has a different stamp duty structure which is one of the main sources of revenue for the states. The main purpose of levying stamp duty is to generate revenue for both the central and state governments.

How to write on stamp paper?

Before writing on stamp paper, you need to know what type of document you have to make like rent agreement, affidavit, power of attorney or any memorandum. There is a difference in the way of writing on all types of stamp papers.

For example: If you make an affidavit, first of all you have to write your name, address, date of birth, occupation etc. on it. After this you have to write your point on the affidavit. All this will come on your first page. If your matter is big then you have to write it on the next page. Don’t write on the back of this page.

If you are making a sale deed, then first of all you have to write about the seller like his name, address, date of birth, occupation etc. in the sale deed. After this you have to write the details of the buyer like name, address, date of birth, occupation etc. of the buyer.

After this, the whole matter is written and if there is any term and condition, then that is also written. After this the information of first party and second party and below that first party witness and second party witness is written.

This is how the stamp paper is written and the entire agreement is prepared. After this its print is taken out and signatures of First Party and Second Party are taken.

Where to get stamp paper?

The government assigns the work of selling stamp paper to certain vendors for a specified period of time. Stamp paper is available from these vendors and you should buy stamp paper only from these vendors. These vendors are authorized by the government.

What is the penalty for making a fake stamp?

Making Counterfeit Stamp Paper is a punishable offense and anyone caught making or selling Counterfeit Stamp can be punished with imprisonment for life or fine + 10 years in case of IPC 255.

In case of section 255 of P.C. the punishment is imprisonment for life or fine + 10 years.

I hope this article has helped you in understanding stamp paper. And now you must have understood what is stamp paper? And how to write on stamp paper? If you still have any question regarding stamp paper then the comment section is open for you. Feel free to ask us questions.

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