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Section 29 - Liability of legal representative signing, Section 30 - Liability of drawer : Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

 

 

What is Liability of legal representative signing? What is Liability of drawer? Liability of legal representative signing Liability of drawer are defined under Section 29 and 30 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

Section 29 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881: "Liability of legal representative signing"

A legal representative of a deceased person who signs his name to a promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque is liable personally thereon unless he expressly limits his liability to the extent of the assets received by him as such.

 

Section 30 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881: "Liability of drawer"

The drawer of a bill of exchange or cheque is bound, in case of dishonour by the drawee or acceptor thereof, to compensate the holder, provided due notice of dishonour has been given to, or received by, the drawer as hereinafter provided.

 

Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

Section 21 - At sight, On presentment, After sight

Section 22 - Maturity

Section 23 - Calculating maturity of bill or note payable so many months after date or sight

Section 24 - Calculating maturity of bill or note payable so many days after date or sight

Section 25 - When day of maturity is a holiday

 

 

CHAPTER III
PARTIES TO NOTES, BILLS AND CHEQUES

Section 26 - Capacity to make, etc., the promissory notes, etc

Section 27 - Agency

Section 28 - Liability of agent signing

Section 29 - Liability of legal representative signing

Section 30 - Liability of drawer

 

 

Section 31 - Liability of drawee of cheque

Section 32 - Liability of maker of note and acceptor of bill

Section 33 - Only drawee can be acceptor except in need or for honour

Section 34 - Acceptance by several drawees not partners

Section 35 - Liability of indorser

Section 36 - Liability of prior parties to holder in due course

 

 

Section 37 - Maker, drawer and acceptor principals

Section 38 - Prior party a principal in respect of each subsequent party

Section 39 - Suretyship

Section 40 - Discharge of indorser's liability : Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

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