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Cheques Act, 1957

Cheques Act, 1957

5 & 6 Eliz. 2 Ch. 36.

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As per negotiable instrument act a ‘Cheque’ is a bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and not expressed to be payable otherwise than on Demand. REMEMBER all cheques are bills of exchange but all bills are not cheques. Since term Bill is not the subject matter of this book here we will discuss about cheques . It is also worth noting that, the principal legislation criminalising the issuance of dud cheques is the Dishonoured Cheques (Offences) rather brief law makes it an offence for any person anywhere in Nigeria to induce the delivery of any property or to purport to settle lawful obligations by means of a cheque which when presented within a reasonable time is dishonoured on the.

The Railway Protection Force Act, ; Railways (Amendment) Act, ; The Railways (Employment of Members of the Armed Forces) Act, ; Railways (Amendment) Act, ; the bank has the right to stop the cheque book facility and close the account for repeat offences of bounced cheques. Cheques Act, Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at am on 17th April Alert me about debates like this «Previous debate. All Commons debates on 17 Apr Next debate» Mr. Gresham Cooke.

Cheques synonyms, Cheques pronunciation, Cheques translation, English dictionary definition of Cheques. n. Chiefly British Variant of check.. or n 1. a bill of exchange drawn on a bank by the holder of a current account; payable into a bank account, if. 4. As amended by the Crossed Cheques Act, , Bills of Exchange Act, , Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Act, , and the Cheques Act, 5. As to the scope of this provision with respect to the reception of English law theieunder, see Bartholomew, op. cit., p. 57 et seq.


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5 & 6 ELiz. 2 Cheques Act, Cs CHAPTER 36 An Act to amend the law relating to cheques and certain other instruments. [17th July, ] B E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:.

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Cheques Act Changes to Legislation. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team.

Please. This Act extends to Northern Ireland, 8-Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be cited as the Cheques Act (2) This Act shall come into operation at the expiration of a period of three months beginning with the day on which it is passed. SCHEDULE.

(1) This Act shall be construed as one with the Bills of Exchange Act (2) The foregoing provisions of this Act do not make negotiable any instrument which, apart from them, is not negotiable.

8 Short title and commencement (1) This Act may be cited as the Cheques Act Cheques Act, Febru 0. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Pinterest. WhatsApp. 99 of An Act to 1957 book the law relating to cheques and certain other instruments.

Protection of bankers paying unendorsed or irregularly indorsed cheques. Section 3 of the Cheques Act,provides in effect that a paid unendorsed cheque is prima facie evidence of the receipt by the payee of the amount for which it is drawn.

This puts paid unendorsed cheques in the same position as paid endorsed cheques; in no other respect has the law relating to receipts been changed. AN ACT. to amend 1957 book law relating to cheques and certain other instruments. [1st August, ] Act 5 ofGN ofGN ofSI of 1.

Short title. This Act may be cited as the Cheques Act. [S 1 am by GN of ] 2. Protection of bankers paying unendorsed or irregularly endorsed cheques, etc.

Cheques Act Related ContentThe use of cheques crossed with the "account payee" crossing for the payment of dividends may contravene company articles of association.

Companies are advised to examine their articles of association and seek advice if in Practical Law trialTo access this resource, sign up for a free trial of Practical trialAlready registered. Rights of bankers collecting cheques not indorsed by holders. Unindorsed cheques as evidence of payment.

Protection of bankers collecting payment of cheques, etc. Application of certain provisions of Bills of Exchange Act,to instruments not being bills of exchange.

Construction, saving and repeal. Short title and commencement. The definition and use of cheques are covered by The Bills of Exchange Actand the Cheques Acts of and The Bills of Exchange Act defines a cheque as a written order from an account holder instructing their bank to pay a specified sum.

Print book: English: 14th all editions and formats: Summary: Examines the legal aspects of such topics as bills of exchange, how they may be interpreted, cheques, promissory notes, the Cheques Act of and other topics.

The book was first published in Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Cheques Act, (2) This Act shall come into operation at the expiration of a period of three months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

SCHEDULE. Enactments Repealed. Section 6. A cheque, or check (American English; see spelling differences), is a document that orders a bank to pay a specific amount of money from a person's account to the person in whose name the cheque has been person writing the cheque, known as the drawer, has a transaction banking account (often called a current, cheque, chequing or checking account) where their money is held.

The Cheques Act which confers statutory recognition on the practice of crossing cheques with the words "account payee" comes into force on 16th June, Free Practical Law trial To access this resource, sign up for a free trial of Practical Law.

An Act to amend the law relating to cheques and certain other instruments. [1st August, 1. This Act may be cited as the Cheques Act. (As amended by G.N. of ) Short title 2. (1) Where a banker in good faith and in the ordinary course of business pays a cheque drawn on him which is not endorsed or is irregularly endorsed, he does.

They cite the Cheques Act which protects them if they accept a cheque (or, by extension, open an account) "in good faith and without negligence." But here the banks rely on a. This is a compilation of the Cheques Act that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 1 March (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law. Get this from a library. The Bills of Exchange Act,and negotiable instruments generally: incorporating the provisions of the Cheques Act, [Maurice Megrah].

Definition of Cheque – What is a Cheque. As per negotiable instrument actA “cheque” is a bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and not expressed to be payable otherwise than on demand. There are three parties in Cheque Transaction – Drawer, Drawee and Payee.

between the codified rule and the changed usage., The Cheques Act, ,2 represents a major effort by the English Parliament to bring the codified law into step with the current usage of the bank check. The Cheques Act amends the Bills of Exchange Act, ,3 and eliminates, in certain situations, the need for endorsement and in.

Yes. As per RBI guidelines, minors aged ten years and more who are permitted to open bank accounts can be provided with the following: * pass book * debit card * cheque book However, many commercial banks are not ready to provide debit cards and c.

The RBI says, "With suitable amendments to The Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act,The Information Technology (IT) Act, and The Bankers’ Book Evidence (BBE) Act,the legal framework was put in place for the introduction of cheque truncation and e-cheques in India.".

This limited protection is conferred by the Cheques Act The Cheques Act gives legal punch to the words 'account payee' or 'a/c payee' when they are written across the cheque.