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THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

Title : THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

Year : 1881



CHAPTER XI


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


108.Acceptancc for honour.


108.Acceptancc for honour. When a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for nonacceptance or for better security, any person not being a party already liable thereon may, with the consent of the holder, by writing on the bill, accept the same for the honour of any party thereto.2* * *

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1 Ins. by Act 2 of 1885, s. 6.2 The second sentence rep. by s. 7, ibid.
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37.(Chapter XI.-of acceptance and payment for honour and reference in case of need.)


109.How acceptance for honour must be made.


109.How acceptance for honour must be made. A person desiring to accept for honour must, 1[by writing on the bill under his hand,]
declare that he accepts under protest the protested bill for the honour of the drawer or of a particular indorser whom he names, or generally for honour 2* * *.


110.Acceptance not specifying for whose honour it is made.


110. Acceptance not specifying for whose honour it is made. Where the acceptance does not express for whose honour it is made, it shall be deemed to be made for the honour of the drawer.


111.Liability of acceptor for honour.


111.Liability of acceptor for honour. An acceptor for honour binds himself to all parties subsequent to the party for whose honour he accepts to pay the amount of the bill if the drawee do not ; and such party and all prior parties are liable in their respective capacities to compensate the acceptor for honour for all loss or damage sustained by him in consequence of such acceptance.

But an acceptor for honour is not liable to the holder of the bill unless it is presented, or (in case the address given by such acceptor on the bill is a place other than the place where the bill is made payable) forwarded for presentment, not later than the day next after the day of its maturity.


112.When acceptor for honour may be charged.


112.When acceptor for honour may be charged. An acceptor for honour cannot be charged unless the bill has at its maturity been presented to the drawee for payment, and has been dishonoured by him, and noted or protested for such dishonour.


113.Payment for honour.


113.Payment for honour. When a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for nonpayment, any person may pay the same for the honour of any party liable to pay the same, provided that the person so paying 1[or his agent in that behalf] has previously declared before a notary public the party for whose honour he pays, and that such declaration has been recorded by such notary public.


114.Right of payer for honour.


114.Right of payer for honour. Any person so paying is entitled to all the rights, in respect of the bill, of the holder at the time of such payment, and may recover from the party for whose honour he pays all sums so paid, with


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1 Subs. by Act 2 of 1885, s. 8, for "in the presence of a notary public, subscribe the bill with his own hand, and".

2The words "and such declaration must be recorded by the notary in his register " rep. by s. 8, ibid.

3 Ins. by s. 9, ibid.
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38.interest thereon and with all expenses properly incurred in making such payment.


115.Drawee in case of need.


115.Drawee in case of need. Where a drawee in case of need is named in a bill of exchange, or in any indorsement thereon, the bill is not dishonoured until it has been dishonoured by such drawee.


116.Acceptance and payment without protest.


116.Acceptance and payment without protest. A drawee in case of need may accept and pay the bill of exchange without previous protest.
Last updated on May, 2015
Title : THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

Year : 1881



CHAPTER XI


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


108.Acceptancc for honour.


108.Acceptancc for honour. When a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for nonacceptance or for better security, any person not being a party already liable thereon may, with the consent of the holder, by writing on the bill, accept the same for the honour of any party thereto.2* * *

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1 Ins. by Act 2 of 1885, s. 6.2 The second sentence rep. by s. 7, ibid.
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37.(Chapter XI.-of acceptance and payment for honour and reference in case of need.)


109.How acceptance for honour must be made.


109.How acceptance for honour must be made. A person desiring to accept for honour must, 1[by writing on the bill under his hand,]
declare that he accepts under protest the protested bill for the honour of the drawer or of a particular indorser whom he names, or generally for honour 2* * *.


110.Acceptance not specifying for whose honour it is made.


110. Acceptance not specifying for whose honour it is made. Where the acceptance does not express for whose honour it is made, it shall be deemed to be made for the honour of the drawer.


111.Liability of acceptor for honour.


111.Liability of acceptor for honour. An acceptor for honour binds himself to all parties subsequent to the party for whose honour he accepts to pay the amount of the bill if the drawee do not ; and such party and all prior parties are liable in their respective capacities to compensate the acceptor for honour for all loss or damage sustained by him in consequence of such acceptance.

But an acceptor for honour is not liable to the holder of the bill unless it is presented, or (in case the address given by such acceptor on the bill is a place other than the place where the bill is made payable) forwarded for presentment, not later than the day next after the day of its maturity.


112.When acceptor for honour may be charged.


112.When acceptor for honour may be charged. An acceptor for honour cannot be charged unless the bill has at its maturity been presented to the drawee for payment, and has been dishonoured by him, and noted or protested for such dishonour.


113.Payment for honour.


113.Payment for honour. When a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for nonpayment, any person may pay the same for the honour of any party liable to pay the same, provided that the person so paying 1[or his agent in that behalf] has previously declared before a notary public the party for whose honour he pays, and that such declaration has been recorded by such notary public.


114.Right of payer for honour.


114.Right of payer for honour. Any person so paying is entitled to all the rights, in respect of the bill, of the holder at the time of such payment, and may recover from the party for whose honour he pays all sums so paid, with


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1 Subs. by Act 2 of 1885, s. 8, for "in the presence of a notary public, subscribe the bill with his own hand, and".

2The words "and such declaration must be recorded by the notary in his register " rep. by s. 8, ibid.

3 Ins. by s. 9, ibid.
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38.interest thereon and with all expenses properly incurred in making such payment.


115.Drawee in case of need.


115.Drawee in case of need. Where a drawee in case of need is named in a bill of exchange, or in any indorsement thereon, the bill is not dishonoured until it has been dishonoured by such drawee.


116.Acceptance and payment without protest.


116.Acceptance and payment without protest. A drawee in case of need may accept and pay the bill of exchange without previous protest.
Last updated on May, 2015

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