(1) The registration of a firm may be effected at any time by sending by post or delivering to the Registrar of the area in which any place of business of the firm is situated or proposed to be situated, a statement in the prescribed form and accompanied by the prescribed fee, stating,—
the place or principal place of business of the firm,
the names of any other places where the firm carries on business,
the date when each partner joined the firm,
the names in full and permanent addresses of the partners, and
the duration of the firm. The statement shall be signed by all the partners, or by their agents specially authorised in this behalf.