Delay in filing Cheque Bouncing complaint can be condoned for sufficient reasons, Supreme Court

Meera Emmanuel May 15 2019
Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Hemant Gupta

The Supreme Court recently observed that a delay in filing a complaint for cheque bouncing can be condoned if the complainant is able to show sufficient reasons to justify the same.

The Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta made note of this aspect while quashing a Patna High Court verdict. The case before the Court involved two cheques drawn in favour of the appellant, which had bounced in December 4, 2015.

Consequently, the appellant sent a legal . . .

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