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29/02/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Specific Relief Act, 1877

( ACT NO. I OF 1877 )

Chapter V

OF THE CANCELLATION OF INSTRUMENTS

What instruments may be partially cancelled
40. Where an instrument is evidence of different rights or different obligations, the Court may, in a proper case, cancel it in part and allow it to stand for the residue.
 
 
 
 
Illustration
 
 
 
 
A draws a bill on B, who endorses it to C, by whom it appears to be endorsed to D, who endorses it to E. C's endorsement is forged. C is entitled to have such endorsement cancelled, leaving the bill to stand in other respects.

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