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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

In the following table of Contents sections in the English Act are given in the first column, and the corresponding sections in the Colonial Acts in the second column.

Where the Colonial Acts contain new sections, i.e., sections not found in the English Act, the references to new sections are printed in Italics.

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PART II.

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BILLS OF EXCHANGE.

Form and Interpretation.
Bill of exchange defined
Inland and foreign bills
Effect where different parties to bill are the

same person
Address to drawee
Certainty required as to payee
What biils are negotiable
Sum payable
Bill payable on demand
Bill payable at a future time
Omission of date in bills payable after date
Ante-dating and post-dating
Computation of time of payment
Case of need
Optional stipulations by drawer or endorser
Definition and requisites of acceptance
Time for acceptance ...
General and qualified acceptances
Inchoate instruments

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Corresponding
Section Sections in Acts

in of Victoria,
English Queensland and
Act. Western Aus.

tralia.

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Capacity and Authority of Parties.
Capacity of parties ...
Sig ture essential to liability
Forged or unauthorised signature
Procuration signatures
Person signing as agent or in representative
capacity

The Consideration for a Bill.
Value, and holder for value
Accommodation bill or party
Holder in due course
Presumption of value and good faith

Negotiation of Bills.
Negotiation of bill
Requisites of a valid indorsement
Conditional indorsement
Indorsement in blank and special indorsement
Restrictive indorsement
Negotiation of over-due or dishonoured bill
Negotiation of bill to party already liable thereon...
Rights of the holder

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General Duties of the Holder.
When presentment for acceptance is necessary
Time for presenting bill payable after sight
Rules as to presentment for acceptance, and

excuses for non-presentment
Non-acceptance
Dishonour by non-acceptance and its consequences
Duties as to qualified acceptances
Rules as to presentment for payment
Excuses for delay or non-presentment for pay-

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Dishonour by non-payment
Notice of dishonour and effect of non-notice
Rules as to notice of dishonour
Excuse for non-notice and delay
Noting or protest of bill
Duties of holder as regards drawee or acceptor

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CONTENTS.

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Corresponding
Section Sections in Acts

in of Victoria,
English Queensland and
Act. Western Aus-

tralia.

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Victoria.-Division 4. -Summary Proceedings.
Victoria.Interpretation ...

Form of action upon bills due and costs
Judge if he see cause may allow ap-

pearance to writ and action to be

defended
Judge may allow action to be defended

after judgment if he see fit
Bill to be deposited with officer of court,

and plaintiff to give security for costs
Expenses of noting, &c., may be re-

covered with the bill
One writ may be issued against all the

parties to a bill
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Q., W.A.98, Repeal

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South Australia.-

Repeal of 3, 1861, ss. 4, 5 and
100, 1878

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Tasmania. --Certain Imperial Acts not in force
in this colony

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Schedules...

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