Yes. In terms of sub-section (5) of Section 19, where a person who is liable to be registered under this Act fails to obtain registration, the proper officer may, without prejudice to any action that is, or may be taken under the MGL, or under any other law for the time being in force, proceed to register such person in the manner as may be prescribed.

Yes. In terms of sub-section (5) of Section 19, where a
person who is liable to be registered under this Act fails to
obtain registration, the proper officer may, without prejudice
to any action that is, or may be taken under the MGL, or under
any other law for the time being in force, proceed to register
such person in the manner as may be prescribed.