Section 147: Offences to be compoundable

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

1[Chapter- XVII Of Penalties in case of Dishonour of certain Cheques for insufficiency of funds in the Accounts 

Section 147: Offences to be compoundable.

147. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), every offence punishable under this Act shall be compoundable].


1. Ins. by Act 66 of 1988, s, 4 (w.e.f. 1-4-1989).

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