Banking Law

DASHRATH RUPSINGH RATHORE Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA

Citation: MANU/SC/0655/2014 Decided On: August 1, 2014 Key Words: Territorial Jurisdiction, Section 138, Negotiable Instruments Act, Dishonour of Cheque, Cheque Bouncing Issue: Court’s territorial jurisdiction regarding criminal complaints for dishonour of cheque under the Negotiable Instruments Act (“Act“). Significance: The present case strikes a discordant note on certain aspects of territorial jurisdiction which have for long been considered settled by earlier decisions…

Banking Law

MSR Leathers Vs. S. Palaniappan and Anr.

MSR Leathers Vs. S. Palaniappan and Anr. (2013) 10 SCC 568 Prosecution based on second or successive dishonour of cheque shall be permissible. Facts S. Palaniappan (Respondent) issued four cheques to MSR Leathers (Appellant) on 14th August, 1996. These cheques were presented to the bank by the Appellant on 21st November 1996 and were subsequently…

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Dishonour of Cheque/ Cheque Bouncing: Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act

CASE LIST Prosecution based on second or successive dishonour of cheque shall be permissible. MSR Leathers vs. S. Palaniappan and Anr., (2013) 10 SCC 568 (Supreme Court, 2013) [Summary] Territorial Jurisdiction in Cheque Bouncing Case K. Bhaskaran v. Sankaran Vidhyan Balan, (1999) 7 SCC 510 Shri Ishar Alloy Steels Ltd. v. Jayaswals Neco Ltd., (2001) 3 SCC 609 Harman…