When a negotiable instrument is dishonoured, the holder must give a of the dishonour by the holder would discharge all parties other than. Modes of Discharge of Liability in Negotiable Instrument In case the holder of negotiable instrument fails to issue notice of dishonor to all the previous parties. dishonour by non-payment could be of any negotiable instrument including a bill of consent to such an acceptance are discharged from their liability towards.

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Any party to negotiable instrument other than maker of a note, acceptor of a bill or drawer of cheque is discharged from his obligation under the instrument unless circumstances are such where no notice is required to be sent. He must be a person who has in some way made himself liable for the payment of the instrument.

Every person capable of binding himself may so bind himself or be bound by a duly authorised agent acting in his name. By non-presentment for acceptance of bill. If a person endorses a negotiable instrument payable to or order but dies before he can deliver the instrument to the endorsee, his legal representative cannot complete the transaction by delivering the instrument to the party intended to receive it.

Where the party charged could not suffer damage for want of notice such as bank account closed or in case of accommodation bill. When a negotiable instrument is dishonoured, the holder becomes entitled to file a suit for the recovery of the amount due from the parties liable to pay.

If no time of payment is mentioned, the instrument is payable on demand.

When the holder cancels the instrument with an intention to release the party primarily liable thereon from liability. October 12, at 6: The drawer of a bill of exchange or cheque is bound, in case of dishonour by the drawee or acceptor thereof, to compensate the holder, provided due notice of dishonour has been given to, or received by, the drawer.


When the drawee or one disnonour the several drawees not being partners makes default in acceptance upon being required to accept dishknour bill 48 hours required. Conversion of blank endorsement into an endorsement in full.

Alteration made to carryout the common intention of the original parties. Nationality, domicile and citizenship. Legal Ethics Lawyer’s Oath.

When the bill is accepted or paid, the documents of title are handed over. The accommodated party cannot demand the money from the accommodation party if he holds the bill till maturity. By allowing drawee more than dishonojr hours to accept. The money must be paid at or after maturity to the holder and the acceptor is bound to compensate any party to the note or bill for any loss or damage sustained by him and caused by such a default. The general rule regarding liability is the principle of Surety-ship.

The accommodation party is liable to pay the money due on the instrument to any holder or value. The time of payment is usually mentioned in the instrument.

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The legal representative can deal with the negotiable instruments belonging to the deceased to the same extent as the deceased could have done. He must, however, give notice of dishonour to all parties against whom he intends to proceed. When the bill of exchange is accompanied by documents of title such as Bill of Lading, Airway Bill, Railway Receipt, etc.

When the endorser mentions the name of the person to whom the money due on an instrument is to be paid, it is said to be endorsed in full. Transfer of Negotiable Instruments 2. A minor can draw, endorse, deliver and negotiate a negotiable instrument so as to bind all parties except himself. A negotiable instrument can be transferred from one person to another by a simple process.


Consequences of not giving notice of dishonour. When made under mistake 3.


A negotiable instrument may be dishonoured either by non-acceptance dischage by non-payment. Otherwise, he will be personally responsible. Conversion of bearer cheque into order. When the drawer also happens to be acceptor. When the acceptor in his own right at or after maturity, holds the bill of exchange, which has been negotiated, the instrument is discharged.

When the party entitled to receive notice promise to pay unconditionally the amount as due after due date.


An accommodation bill is one which has been signed by a person, as drawer, acceptor or instrhments without dishonokr consideration with a view to obliging some other person, i.

By delay in presenting cheque. By not giving notice of dishonour. The drawee of a cheque having sufficient funds of the drawer, in his hands, properly applicable to the payment of such cheque must pay the cheque when duly required to do so, and, in default of such a payment, must compensate the drawer for any loss negotuable damage caused by such a default.

Discharge of the Instrument. The agent must indicate that he is signing as an agent by using specific words to that effect. Discharge of a party not given due notice of dishonor 3.

Alteration made for the purpose of correcting a mistake or clerical error.

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