Section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

  • Gaargi Tomar
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  • Gaargi Tomar

    Student at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India

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Section 138 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 deals with the Dishonor of cheques in India. There are a large number of cases filed under this section, and these cases are clogging the court. These chapter outlines the Object, liability, scope, procedure of Sec 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881. This chapter also outlines the Limitation Period, where India continued to be in lockdown due to Covid 19 SC held that Limitation period not to be applicable during lockdown in view of the difficulties faced by lawyers and litigations during the lockdown the SC extended the period of limitation prescribed under laws for initial arbitral proceedings and the cheque bounce with effect from March 15.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 3, Page 1067 - 1081


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