Tag: cheque bounce

Dishonour of cheque : Lack of income can be ground to rebut claim of existence of debt

By Nikita N. Chitale Facts of the case In the case of K. Subramani v. K. Damodara Naidu (Manu/SC/1031/2014), the respondent/complainant and the appellant/accused were co-workers as lecturers in a Government College in Bangalore. According

Vijay Kumar Shailendra vs. The Delhi HC Legal Service Committee : Jurisdiction of cheque dishonour cases

By Shuchi Mehta The Supreme Court has given one more judgment indicating that courts should take the jurisdiction in cheque dishonor cases only if the bank that dishonored the cheque is situated within its jurisdiction.

Bombay HC judgement in Ramanbhai Patel case settles “At Par” issue in deciding jurisdiction of cheque dishonour

By Shuchi Mehta On August 1, 2014, the Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgment in the Dashrath Rupsingh Rathod vs. Bank of Maharashtra & Anr.[1] Case in which the Apex Court held that cheque dishonor

Cheque Dishonour : SC settles jurisdictional issues

By Shuchi Mehta DASHRATH JUDGEMENT: CHEQUE DISHONOR COMPLAINTS TO BE FILED AFRESH IN LAKHS OF CASES In Dashrath Rupsingh Rathod vs. Bank of Maharashtra & Anr. case, the Supreme Court overruled its earlier judgment on

Guidelines for speedy disposal of cheque bounce cases

By Durgesh S. Singh In a recent judgment[1], the Supreme Court has laid down certain directions to criminal courts for speedy and expeditious disposal of cases falling under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act,

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