Allahabad High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“From the perusal of Section 138 N.I. Act, it is clear that if any invalid cheque is presented before the Bank and the same was dishonoured, then no liability under Section 138 of NI Act would be attracted, and the cheque of Allahabad Bank is invalid after 30-09-2021 after merging the Allahabad Bank into the Indian Bank on 01-04-2020.”

failure to establish debt adjustment
Case BriefsDistrict Court

The complainant woefully failed to account for the amount of Rs 6,11,071/- which was due on him towards the accused. Therefore, it cannot be said that the amount represented on the cheque in question was a legally recoverable debt.

calcutta high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Calcutta High Court noted that the impugned notice has not been produced before the Court, thus not proved, the case’s foundation is wrong and thus not maintainable.

chhattisgarh high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Any allegation made orally or in writing to a Magistrate that some person, has committed an offence, will fall within the meaning of ‘complaint’. Pertinently, the definition specifically excludes a police report.”

calcutta high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Calcutta High Court delved into the legalities surrounding the presumption under Section 139 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, emphasizing that it is a “rebuttable presumption”.

calcutta high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

In the instant matter of cheque bounce, on the date of presentation of the cheque, the company which allegedly issued the cheque was no more existence.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the scope of interference in an appeal against acquittal is limited and that the Madras High Court ‘could not have interfered with the finding of acquittal recorded by the learned Trial Court.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: In the case where the Supreme Court was called upon to decide whether the offence under Section 138 of the

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court:   The 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJ and AS Bopanna* and Hima Kohli, JJ has held that when the complainant/payee

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: In a case relating to dishonour of cheques where it was alleged that the complaint was filed by the managing

Case BriefsSupreme Court

“A Section 138 proceeding can be said to be a “civil sheep” in a “criminal wolf’s” clothing, as it is the interest of the victim that is sought to be protected, the larger interest of the State being subsumed in the victim alone moving a court in cheque bouncing cases.”

Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT): A Two-Member Bench comprising of S.J. Mukhopadhaya (Chairperson) and Bansi Lal Bhat (Member-Judicial), JJ. dismissed an appeal

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Delhi High Court: A Single Judge Bench comprising of Jayant Nath, J., admitted a petition filed for winding up of respondent company.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Madras High Court: In a Single Judge Bench decision comprising of P. Kalaiyarasan, J., accused was acquitted of the charges under Section

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Allahabad High Court: A Single Judge Bench comprising of Karuna Nand Bajpayee, J. declined to quash the order passed by the Judicial

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Karnataka High Court: A Single Judge Bench comprising of K. Somashekar, J., decided a criminal appeal filed under Section 378(4) CrPC, wherein

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Orissa High Court: A petition under Section 482 of CrPC was decided by a Single Judge Bench comprising of S.K. Sahoo, J.,