Different inks on Negotiable Instrument may render it Void [Read Madras HC Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel July 14 2019

A recent judgment of the Madras High Court highlights that the use of different inks to write the amount on a promissory note could constitute material alteration, thereby rendering it void.

The case involved a claim that one, Kasi Pillai (defendant), had executed a promissory note in 2007 undertaking to repay Rs 35,000, plus interest, to M Mallika (plaintiff). In 2010, the plaintiff claimed to have issued a notice for repayment.

She went on to institute a suit on the . . .

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