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142. Cognizance of offences.- Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

(a) no court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under Section 138 except upon a complaint, in writing, made by the payee or, as the case may be, the holder in due course of the cheque;

(b) such complaint is made within one month of the date on which the cause-of-action arises under clause (c) of the proviso to Section 138:


Provided that the cognizance of a complaint may be taken by the Court after the prescribed period if the complainant satisfies the Court that he had sufficient cause for not making a complaint within such period.


(c) no court inferior to that of a Metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate of the first class shall try any offence punishable under Section 138.

 

[Modified Vide Negotiable Instruments (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ]

 

 

 

 

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