The transfer of property act stipulates that the acceptance of the gift has to be made during the lifetime of the donor, and when the donor is still capable of giving. As such, if the donor dies before acceptance, the gift is void. Similarly, if the donor is dispossessed of the gifted property because of the operation of law before the acceptance, the gift is void. Likewise, if the donor or donee becomes incompetent to contract before the acceptance, the gift is void. As the gift deed needs to be registered, the acceptance of the gift is usually recorded on gift deed itself.