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Bills of Exchange Act, 1964 (Act No. 34 of 1964)

Chapter I

Lost instruments

68. Action upon lost bill or note


In any action or proceeding upon a bill or note, other than a proceeding for provisional sentence, the court may order that the loss or non-production of the instrument shall not be set up by way of defence, provided an indemnity be given to the satisfaction of the court against the claims of any other person upon the instrument in question.


[Section 68 substituted by section 25 of Act 56 of 2000.]