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…