Lawzonline.com   Sign-in | Register
 
Home | Discussion Forum | Communities | Professional Search | Law Dictionary | Bare Acts | Law Schools | State Bare Acts | Free Judgement Search | Law quotes
Articles  |    Humor    |    Law Digest
 
 
Bare acts search

  Bookmark and Share
   
Bare acts > Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 > Section 64
 
   


 

64. Presentment for payment ..- (1) Promissory notes, bills of exchange and cheques must be presented for payment to the maker, acceptor or drawee thereof respectively, by or on behalf of the holder as hereinafter provided. In default of such presentment, the other parties thereto are not liable thereon to such holder.


Where authorised by agreement or usage, a presentment through the post office by means of a registered letter is sufficient.

Exception : Where a promissory note is payable on demand and is not payable at a specified place, no presentment is necessary in order to charge the maker thereof.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in section 6, where an electronic image of a truncated cheque is presented for payment, the drawee bank is entitled to demand any further information regarding the truncated cheque from the bank holding the truncated cheque in case of any reasonable suspicion about the genuineness of the apparent tenor of instrument, and if the suspicion is that of any fraud, forgery, tampering or destruction of the instrument, it is entitled to further demand the presentment of the truncated cheque itself for verification:


Provided that the truncated cheque so demanded by the drawee bank shall be retained by it, if the payment is made accordingly.

 

[Sub-clause 2 inserted vide Negotiable Instruments (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ]

 

 

 

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

 

Quick Links          
           
Family Laws Insurance Laws Environmental law Tax Law FDI  
Company Law Telecommunication Law Labour Laws Central Rules RBI  
Business & Commercial Laws Consumer laws Corporate laws Criminal laws SEBI  
Intellectual Property law Media & Press laws Pharma & Medical laws Property law FEMA  
Debt Recovery Laws Amendments Professional law Banking Laws Legal Links  
           
           
 
 
  Partner Site
Adbeed.com India No 1 Business Directory and Classified Portal
Mybeed.com Your Online Library
 
 
 

 
   
 

 

 

Privacy PolicyDisclaimer | Link partners

Copyright @2010