cheque bounced. What is the procedure for recovery?


cheque bounced what is the procedure for recovery?

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261 votes

Sir you have to issue legal notice n thereafter can either file civil or 138 case against drawer of cheque. In civil u can ask interest too. You can also file both cases simultaneously but have to stamp duty on it.


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108 votes

As soon as you receive the memo from banker you have to send legal notice within 30 days demanding amount mentioned in the instrument and if after receipt of notice drawer fails to pay the amount demanded within 15 days you will have to file complaint as per sec. 138 of NIACT within 30 days

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52 votes

Hi,

Few steps:

First step- Deposit cheque
If cheque dishonoured, Send notice for payment of cheque amount.
Wait for 15 days after receipt of notice.
If no payment recd still, then file case in criminal court.
In that order.

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