Title : THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881 Year : 1881
OF BILLS IN SETS
132.Set of bills.
132.Set of bills. Bills of exchange may be drawn in parts, each part being numbered and containing a provision that it shall continue payable only so long as the others remain unpaid. All the parts together make a set ; but the whole set constitutes only one bill, and is extinguished when one of the parts, if a separate bill, would be extinguished.
Exception.-When a person accepts or indorses different parts of the bill in favour of different persons, he and the subsequent indorsers of each part are liable on such part as if it were a separate bill.
133.Holder of first acquired part entitled to all.
133.Holder of first acquired part entitled to all. As between holders in due course of different parts of the same set, he who first acquired title to his part is entitled to the other parts and the money represented by the bill.
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