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The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

( ACT NO. XXVI OF 1881 )

Chapter V


What constitutes valid presentment and mode of presentment
1[71A.(1) To constitute a valid presentment it shall be sufficient if instead of the original negotiable instrument a copy thereof certified to be true by the holder is delivered to the person liable thereon, either personally or by registered post or by other effective means.
(2) If, after such delivery, the person liable to pay so demands, the holder shall allow him to inspect the original negotiable instrument during the hours of business of the holder, and if the holder fails to do so within a reasonable time, the presentment shall be deemed to be invalid.]

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    Section 71A was inserted by section 36 of the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1962)
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