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THE

BILLS OF EXCHANGE ACT 1890.

FULLY AND COPIOUSLY INDEXED

SO AS TO BE OF QUICK AND

READY REFERENCE.

BY

JOHN AUGUSTUS BARRON

(ONE OF HER MAJESTY'S COUNSEL),

AUTHOR OF

Barron on Bills of Sale and Chattel Mortgages, and of

The Conditional Sales Act (annotated).

TORONTO:
CARSWELL & CO., PUBLISHERS.

1890.

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Entered according to Act of the Parliament of Canada, in the year one thousand

eight hundred and ninety, by CARSWELL & Co., in the office of the Minister of Agriculture.

PRINTED BY
THOS. MOORE & Co., LAW PRINTERS
22 & 24 ADELAIDE ST. EAST

TORONTO.

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PREFACE.

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PERUSAL and consideration of the Bills of Exchange

Act, 1890, made necessary by the active practice of my profession, induced the belief that simply an Index to the Act, carefully and accurately prepared, would commend itself to those in my profession, or in business, having frequent occasion to refer to the law.

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With a hope that my belief will be justified I present its result, which, if found useful, will be my reward.

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An Act relating to Bills of Exchange, Cheques,

and Promissory Notes.

[Assented to 16th May, 1890.] HER ER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of

the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows ;

PART I.

PRELIMINARY.

The Bills of Exchange Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as Act, 1890.”

tation.

ance."

2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, — Interpre

(a) The expression "Acceptance means an acceptance “ Acceptcompleted by delivery or notification;

(6) The expression “ Action ” includes counter claim and "Action.” set off ;

(c) The expression “Bank” means an incorporated bank “Bank.” or savings bank carrying on business in Canada; (d) The expression “ Bearer” means the

person in

pos• “Bearer.” session of a bill or note which is payable to bearer;

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