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Chalmers and Guest on Bills of Exchange and Cheques (Hardback)Simon Gleeson (editor)
Hardback Published: 31/12/2020
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Chalmers & Guest provides the definitive guide to the Bills of Exchange Act 1882 and the Cheques Act 1957, and offers legal practitioners comprehensive guidance to the law and practice relating to bills of exchange, cheques and promissory notes. Offers comprehensive guidance on the law and practice relating to bills of exchange, cheques and promissory notes Provides a section by section commentary to the primary legislation, the Bills of Exchange Act 1882 and the Cheques Act 1957 Explains in detail what provisions the legislation contains, and provides opinion and guidance on how to comply Presents a selection of precedents to assist the reader in communications as well as court proceedings Illustrates common situations where problems may arise, and works through the legal consequence Covers legal capacity for entering into a payment contract Addresses consideration, and how the rules governing it diverge from contract law Considers how bills may be transferred from one person to anther Sets out the general duties of the holder, including the necessary steps to fix the maturity of the instrument Identifies the liabilities of the parties Looks at discharge of a bill, including circumstances where payment is insufficient to discharge the bill Details the law governing lost, destroyed or split bills as well as crossed cheques Examines the applicable law where parties are based in different jurisdictions, and conflict of laws Reflects the changes introduced by Small Business, enterprise and Employment Act 2015 on bills of exchange and cheques: in particular the changes concerning electronic payment of bills
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Edition: 19th edition
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