Section 16: Indorsement “in blank” and “in full”

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Chapter- II Of Notes, Billsand Cheques

Section 16: Indorsement “in blank” and “in full”.

16. 1[(1)] If the indorser signs his name only, the indorsement is said to be “in blank,” and if he adds a direction to pay the amount mentioned in the instrument to, or to the order of, a specified person, the indorsement is said to be “in full”, and the person so specified

Indorsee”.—is called the “indorsee” of the instrument.

2[(2) The provisions of this Act relating to a payee shall apply with the necessary modifications to an indorsee.]


Reference

1. S. 16 renumbered as sub-section (1) by s. 3, ibid.

2. Ins. by Act 5 of 1914, s. 3.

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