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Section 85 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

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Section 85 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 deals with Cheque payable to order.

From the Act

Where a cheque payable to order purports to be endorsed by or on behalf of the payee, the drawee is discharged by payment in due course.

(2) Where a cheque is originally expressed to be payable to bearer, the -drawee is discharged by payment in due course to the bearer thereof, notwithstanding any endorsement whether in full or in blank appearing thereon, and notwithstanding that any such endorsement purports to restrict or exclude further negotiation.

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