The Negotiable Instruments Act `1881

An Act to define and amend the law relating to Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange and Cheques.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. OF NOTES, BILLS AND CHEQUES

  3. PARTIES TO NOTES, BILLS AND CHEQUES

  4. OF NEGOTIATION

  5. OF PRESENTMENT

  6. OF PAYMENT AND INTEREST

  7. OF DISCHARGE FROM LIABILITY ON NOTES, BILLS AND CHEQUES

  8. OF NOTICE OF DISHONOUR

  9. OF NOTING AND PROTEST

  10. OF REASONABLE TIME

  11. OF ACCEPTANCE AND PAYMENT FOR HONOUR AND REFERENCE IN CASE OF NEED

  12. OF COMPENSATION

  13. SPECIAL RULES OF EVIDENCE

  14. OF CROSSED CHEQUE

  15. OF BILLS IN SETS

  16. OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

  17. OF PENALTIES IN CASE OF DISHONOUR OF CERTAIN CHEQUES FOR INSUFFICIENCY OF FUNDS IN THE ACCOUNTS