—(1) Where the Registrar has accepted any instrument for provisional registration, the Registrar shall cause entries to be made forthwith in the margin of the instrument of —
the date and time when the instrument was presented at the Registry; and
the volume and number allotted to the instrument in accordance with rule 22.
(2) Every instrument which has been accepted by the Registrar for provisional registration shall not be regarded as having been registered under the Act until section 13(1) of the Act has been complied with.
(3) Every instrument which is provisionally registered and any document required to be produced to the Registrar for the purposes of registering the instrument shall as soon as possible be examined in order to ascertain whether section 13 of the Act has been complied with.
(4) The Registrar may retain the instrument together with the related documents (if any) until such time when the instrument is finally registered and microfilms of the relevant documents have been made under the Act.
(5) If the Registrar is not satisfied that all the requirements of the Act and the rules made thereunder and of any other written law have been complied with, the Registrar may, without refunding any fee paid in respect of the registration or provisional registration of the instrument, refuse to accept the instrument for provisional registration and in that case he shall forthwith give notice of such objection and of the grounds thereof to the person by whom the instrument was presented for registration.
(6) Where the Registrar has accepted any instrument for provisional registration and subsequently discovers that any requirement of the Act and the rules made thereunder and of any other written law has not been complied with, the Registrar shall as soon as possible give —
notice of his refusal to finalise the registration of the instrument; and
his grounds of objection to the person who presented the instrument for registration.
(7) Immediately after an instrument has been accepted for provisional registration, the Registrar shall cause the proper entries to be made in the index of lands.
(8) The Registrar may —
require any person presenting any instrument for registration to supply him with such information as may be necessary for the correct indexing of the instrument; and
retain any document produced to him for the registration of that instrument until such time when the information required in sub-paragraph (a) is duly supplied.