Mishnah Pesachim 9:7 - Why does the registration of an inherited Paschal Lamb not automatically get assigned to a father's son?

In the Mishnah Pesachim 9:7, we read :

"With regard to one who separates his Paschal lamb and then dies, his son may not bring it after him for the purpose of a Paschal lamb because it may no longer be used for that purpose after its owner has died." ( הַמַּפְרִישׁ נְקֵבָה לְפִסְחוֹ אוֹ זָכָר בֶּן שְׁתֵּי שָׁנִים, יִרְעֶה עַד שֶׁיִּסְתָּאֵב, וְיִמָּכֵר, וְיִפְּלוּ דָמָיו לִנְדָבָה. הַמַּפְרִישׁ פִּסְחוֹ וָמֵת, לֹא יְבִיאֶנּוּ בְנוֹ אַחֲרָיו לְשֵׁם פֶּסַח, אֶלָּא לְשֵׁם שְׁלָמִים )

Explanation of the Mishnah

The mishnah teaches that even the son who inherits from his father cannot offer it as a pesah. **In other words the son does not inherit his father’s registration for that sacrifice.** Therefore it is sacrificed as a sacrifice of wellbeing.
  • Why was this decision established? (Would the desire for registration fees be the cause of this law?)
  • 2
    What are registration fees?
    – Double AA
    Mar 25 at 18:12
  • 2
    Being appointed as part of a karban isn't something that gets inherited.
    – Shlomy
    Mar 25 at 22:05
  • והכא מיירי שלא נתמנה בנו עמו כדאיתא בגמרא: Tosfot Yom Tov
    – kouty
    Mar 26 at 1:05
  • Because at the point the father died no one was counted for the karban thus making it a pasul karban.
    – Shlomy
    Mar 26 at 1:35

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