Is there any provision for safe custody of will?
Yes, there is provision for safe custody of will, which is mentioned in Indian Registration Act, 1908. The testator (the person who makes his will), or his duly authorized agent may deposit the sealed cover containing the will with any registrar for safe custody. The cover should be superscribed with the name of the testator or his agent with a statement of the nature of the document. An amount of Rs.1,000/- will be charged as fee.
The deposited cover containing the will, may be withdrawn by the testator or his agent on payment of prescribed fee of Rs.200/-.