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

Chapter II

Crossed cheques

80. Effect of crossing and addition of words 'not negotiable' on rights of holder


If a person takes a crossed cheque which bears on it the words 'not negotiable', he shall not have, and shall not be capable of giving a better title to the cheque than that which the person from whom he took it had.