Company’s authorized signatory of cheque is not drawer in terms of Sec. 143A of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and cannot be directed to pay interim compensation u/s 143A & A deposit of a minimum sum of 20% of the fine or compensation is not necessary in an appeal u/s 148 filed by persons other than “drawer”, however, power to direct such deposit is available u/s 389 of CrPC – Lyka Labs Ltd. & Anr. Vs. The State of Maharashtra & Anr. – Bombay High Court