Section 26: Capacity to make, etc., promissory notes, etc

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Chapter- III Parties Notes, Billsand Cheques

Section 26: Capacity to make, etc., promissory notes, etc.

26. Every person capable of contracting, according to the law to which he is subject, may bind himself and be bound by the making, drawing, acceptance, indorsement, delivery and negotiation of a promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque.

Minor.—A minor may draw, indorse, deliver and negotiate such instrument so as to bind all parties except himself.

Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to empower a corporation to make, indorse or accept such instruments except in cases in which, under the law for the time being in force, they are so empowered.


 

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