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15/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

( ACT NO. XXVI OF 1881 )

Chapter XIV

SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO CHEQUES

Cheque crossed “account- payee”
1[123A. (1) Where a cheque crossed generally bears across its face an addition of the words “account payee” between the two parallel transverse lines constituting the general crossing, the cheque, besides being crossed generally, is said to be crossed “account payee”. Cheque crossed “account payee”
 
 
 
 
(2) When a cheque is crossed “account payee”-
 
 
 
 
(a) it shall cease to be negotiable; and
 
 
 
 
(b) it shall be the duty of the banker collecting payment of the cheque to credit the proceeds thereof only to the account of the payee named in the cheque.]

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    Section 123A was inserted by section 43 of the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 1962 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1962)
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