Section 62 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

62.  Presentment of promissory note for sight.— A promissory note, payable at a certain period after sight must be presented to the maker thereof for sight (if he can after reasonable search be found) by a person entitled to demand payment, within a reasonable time after it is…

Section 63 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

63.  Drawee’s time for deliberation.—  The holder must, if so required by the drawee of a bill of exchange presented to him for acceptance, allow the drawee [forty-eight] hours (exclusive of public holidays) to consider whether he will accept it.…

Section 64 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

64.  Presentment for payment.— (1) Promissory notes, bills of exchange and cheques must be presented for payment to the maker, acceptor or drawee thereof respectively, by or on behalf of the holder as hereinafter provided. In default of such presentment, the other parties thereto are not liable thereon to…

Section 65 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

65.  Hours for presentment.—  Presentment for payment must be made during the usual hours of business and, if at a banker’s, within banking hours.…

Section 66 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

66.  Presentment for payment of instrument payable after date or sight.— A promissory note or bill of exchange, made payable at a specified period after date or sight thereof, must be presented for payment at maturity.…

Section 67 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

67.  Presentment for payment of promissory note payable by instalments.—  A promissory note payable by instalments must be presented for payment on the third day after the date fixed for payment of each instalment; and non-payment on such presentment has the same effect as non-payment of a note…

Section 68 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

68.  Presentment for payment of instrument payable at specified place and not elsewhere.—  A promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque made, drawn or accepted payable at a specified place and not elsewhere must, in order to charge any party thereto, be presented for payment at that place.…

Section 69 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

69.  Instrument payable at specified place.—  A promissory note or bill of exchange made, drawn or accepted payable at a specified place must, in order to charge the maker or drawer thereof, be presented for payment at the place.…

Section 70 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

70.  Presentment where no exclusive place specified.— A promissory note or bill of exchange, not made payable as mentioned in sections 68 and 69, must be presented for payment at the place of business (if any), or at the usual residence, of the maker, drawee or acceptor thereof,…

Section 72 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

72.  Presentment of cheque to charge drawer.— Subject to the provisions of section 84  a cheque must, in order to charge the drawer, be presented at the bank upon which it is drawn before the relation between the drawer and his banker has been altered to the prejudice…
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