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acceptance acceptor according action agent alteration amount authority Bank banker bearer become bill of exchange bill or note Byles on Bills Camp cancelled cheque Company consideration considered contract Court crossed debt deemed defendant delivery discharged drawer drawn due course duly duty Edition effect entitled expressed fact funds give given hands held holder holder in due honour indorsement interest issue liable Lord maker maturity means ment necessary negotiable notes thereto notice of dishonour otherwise paid particular party payable payable on demand payee payment person plaintiff presented for payment presentment promise to pay promissory note protest reasonable received recover relating rule sect sight signature signed Smith specially specified stamp Story on Bills sub-sect subsequent sufficient supra takes thereof transfer unless writing written
Page 36 - That at the time it was negotiated to him he had no notice of any infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating it.
Page 131 - Where a banker in good faith and without negligence receives payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself, and the customer has no title, or a defective title, thereto, the banker shall not incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by reason only of having received such payment.
Page 6 - A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a sum certain in money to or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer.
Page 5 - Bearer" means the person in possession of a bill or note which is payable to bearer. "Bill" means bill of exchange, and "note" means negotiable promissory note.
Page 49 - In the hands of any holder other than a holder in due course, a negotiable instrument is subject to the same defenses as if it were non-negotiable. But a holder who derives his title through a holder in due course, and who is not himself a party to any fraud or illegality affecting the instrument, has all the rights of such former holder in respect of all parties prior to the latter.
Page 76 - Delay in making presentment for payment is excused when the delay is caused by circumstances beyond the control of the holder, and not imputable to his default, misconduct, or negligence. When the cause of delay ceases to operate, presentment must be made with reasonable diligence.
Page 131 - The rules of the common law, including the law merchant, save in so far as they are inconsistent with the express provisions of this Act...
Page 69 - Notice of dishonor is not required to be given to an indorser in either of the following cases : 1. Where the drawee is a fictitious person or a person not having capacity to contract, and the indorser was aware of the fact at the time he indorsed the instrument; 2.
Page 31 - Partial, that is to say, an acceptance to pay part only of the amount for which the bill is drawn. (3) Local, that is to say, an acceptance to pay only at a particular place. (4) Qualified as to time. (5) The acceptance of some one or more of the drawees, but not of all.