Consequently, the decree of Article 8 of the Lacs Regulations was adopted only in favour of the applicant and against defendants Nos. 1 to 3 and dismissed all actions against defendant No. 4. Section 17(1A) of the Registration Act 1908 provides that “documents containing contracts of consideration shall be recorded for any fixed asset within the meaning of section 53A of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, where they have been executed on or after the commencement of the Registration Act and other Related Laws (Amendment) Act. 2001 and such documents are not registered on or after such commencement, they have no effect for the purposes of Article 53A above. This section of the Registration Act expressly states that if the contract of sale is not registered, it has no effect for the purposes of section 53A of the Transfer of Property Act 1882. This means that a sales agreement that is not registered cannot be admissible as evidence. . . .