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

Chapter II

Unindorsed or irregularly indorsed instruments

85. Evidential value of payment of unindorsed or irregularly indorsed cheques or certain other documents


If an unindorsed or irregularly indorsed cheque, or draft or other document referred to in section 83, has been paid by the bank (including a drawee referred to in subsection (2) of the said section) on which it is drawn, such payment shall be prima facie evidence of the receipt by the payee of the sum mentioned in such cheque, draft or document.


[Section 85 substituted by section 42 of Act 56 of 2000.]