ISBN Publisher. International Law Book Services (ILBS). Year of Publication. Yearly print / cover colour might change. This Act may be cited as the Bills of Exchange Act Interpretation. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires– “acceptance” means an acceptance. 1) Bil Pertukaran Seksyen 3(1) Akta Bil Pertukaran Satu peritah bertulis tidak bersyarat,ditujukan kepada seseorang ditandatangani oleh orang yang.

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Requisites of a valid indorsement In such case any indorser who would have had a right of recourse against the party whose signature is cancelled, is also discharged.

If he does not, the holder shall lose the right of recourse against the drawer and indorsers. Suit on lost bill Bill in a Set Provided that where a bill has been materially altered, but 199 alteration is not apparent, and the bill is in the hands of a holder in due course, such holder may avail himself of the bill as if it had not been altered, and may enforce payment of it according to its original tenor.

Akta Bil Pertukaran (Disemak – )

Where the banker, on whom a crossed cheque including a cheque which under section 81A or otherwise is not transferable is drawn, in good faith and without negligence pays it, if crossed generally, psrtukaran a banker, and if crossed specially, to the banker to whom it is crossed, or his agent for collection, being a banker, petrukaran banker paying the cheque, and if the cheque has come into the hands of the payee, the drawer, shall respectively be entitled to the same rights and be placed in the same position as if payment of the cheque has been made to the true owner thereof.

Laws of Malaysia ACT 2 Where the banker on whom a cheque is drawn which is so crossed nevertheless pays the same, or pays a cheque crossed generally otherwise than to a banker, or if crossed specially otherwise than to the banker to whom it is crossed, or his agent for collection being a banker, he is liable to the true owner of the cheque for any loss he may sustain owing to peetukaran cheque having been so paid: Optional stipulations by drawer or indorser Holder’s right to duplicate of lost bill Effect where different pertkkaran to bill are the same person 6.


Protest when notary not accessible Duties of holder as regards drawee or acceptor Liabilities of Parties Provided that– a when a bill is presented through the post office, and returned by pertikaran dishonoured, it may be protested at the place to which it is returned and on the day of its return, if received during business hours, and if not received during business hours, then not later than the next business day; b when a bill pertularan payable at the place of business or residence of some person other than the drawee has been dishonoured by non-acceptance, it must be protested for non-payment at the place where it is expressed to be payable, and no further presentment for payment to, or demand on, the drawee is necessary.

Where a person takes a crossed cheque which bears on it the words “not negotiable” he shall not have and shall not be ppertukaran of giving a better title to the cheque than that which the person from whom he took it had.


Crossing a material part of cheques Laws of Malaysia ACT 2 In particular the following alterations are material, namely, any alteration of date, the sum payable, the time of payment, the place of payment, and, where a bill has been accepted generally, the addition of a place of payment without the acceptor’s assent. When the acceptor of a bill is or becomes the holder of it at or after its maturity, in his own right, the bill is discharged.

The provisions of this subsection do not apply to a partial acceptance, whereof due notice has been given.

Note payable on demand Provided that– i when the last day of grace falls on a Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday; Bills of Exchange 15 ii when the last day of grace of a bill drawn payable in a foreign currency falls on a Saturday, Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday, the bill shall be due and payable on the next succeeding business day; b where a bill is payable at a fixed period after date, after sight, or after the happening of a specified event, the time of payment is determined by excluding the day from which the time is to begin to run and by including the day of payment; c where a bill is payable at a fixed period after sight, the time begins to run from the date of the acceptance if the bill be accepted, and from the date of noting or protest if the bill be noted or protested for non-acceptance, or for non-delivery; d the term “month” in a bill means calendar month.


Bills of Exchange 41 2 The acceptor for honour is liable to the holder and to all parties to the bill subsequent to the party for whose honour he has accepted.

Malaysian Legislation

Indorsement in blank and special indorsement Ante-dating and post-dating Presentment of cheque through document image processing system pegtukaran Effect perfukaran different parties to bill pedtukaran the same person 5.

Where a bill does not appear, on the face of it, to be a foreign bill, protest thereof in case of dishonour is unnecessary. An unindorsed cheque which appears to have been paid by the banker on whom it is drawn is evidence of the receipt by the payee of the sum payable by the cheque. Funds in hands of drawee Dishonour by non-acceptance and its consequences Presentment of note for payment Bills of Exchange 39 Acceptor the holder at maturity Subject to the provisions of this Act, where a signature on a petrukaran is forged or placed thereon without the authority qkta the person whose signature it purports to be, the forged or unauthorized signature is wholly inoperative, and no right to retain the bill or to give a discharge therefor or to enforce payment thereof against any party thereto can be acquired through or under that signature, unless the party against whom it is sought to retain or enforce payment of the bill is precluded from setting up the forgery or want of authority: When a bill is duly presented for acceptance and is not accepted within the customary time, the person presenting it must treat it as dishonoured by non-acceptance.

Any other bill is a foreign bill. Bills of Exchange 49 Non-transferable cheque 81A. Where a bill purports to be indorsed conditionally, the condition may be disregarded by the payer, and payment to the indorsee is valid whether the condition has been fulfilled or not.

Presentment of cheque for payment