Critical Analysis of Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

  • Aparna Das,
  • Apurba Pattanayak and Suvangi Ray
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  • Aparna Das

    Student at KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, India

  • Apurba Pattanayak

    Student at KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, India

  • Suvangi Ray

    Student at KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, India

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Promissory notes, bills of exchange and cheques are being used as Negotiable Instruments for economic transaction since long time as a mode of of transferring money. With time the development of economic sector specifically the banking sector cheque become the most used negotiable instrument but there is always a possibility which comes with this, during the time of issuing the cheque the probability of insufficiency of amount in the account. To protect the interest of the payee and to provide him justice Section 138 to 142 where inserted in Negotiable Instrument Act and this research paper focuses on the development the objective , nature and the current it development regarding decriminalization of sections relating to dishonoring of cheque in the Negotiable Instrument Act.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 432 - 439


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