2[18A. Exemption from registration.-
Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) of section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908 (16 of 1908),-
(a) any instrument in the form of debt obligations or trust certificate of beneficial interest or other instruments, by whatever name called, issued by the National Housing Bank to securities the loans granted by the housing finance institutions and scheduled banks, and not creating, declaring, assigning, limiting or extinguishing any right, title or interest, to or in immovable property except in so far as it entitles the holder to an undivided interest afforded by a registered instrument, whereby the National Housing Bank has acquired the rights and interests in relation to such loans and in securities therefor; or
(b) any transfer of such instruments referred to in clause (a), shall not require compulsory registration.