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" Perhaps the best definition of a bill of exchange yet conceived is that in the English Bills of Exchange Act, of 1882, which says: "A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving... "
The Acts of the Parliament of Queensland - Page 72
by Queensland - 1884
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar ..., Volume 10, Part 1887

American Bar Association - Law - 1887
...SEC. 3. (-1) TKat a bill of exchange is an unconditional orJbr iu writing, addressed by one parson to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring...person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinahle future time a sum certain in money to or to the order of a specified person,...
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Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Volume 5

Banks and banking - 1884
...has always been considered the right one. " A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing addressed by one person to another, signed by the...to the order of a specified person, or to bearer." That definition completely embraces in it a cheque. A cheque is such an order : an unconditional order...
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A Digest of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes and Cheques

Sir Mackenzie Dalzell Edwin Stewart Chalmers - Negotiable instruments - 1881 - 332 pages
...unconditional'!'" " f order in writing, addressed by one person to another, defined. signed by the person who gives it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand, or at a determinable future time, a sum certain in money to, or to the order of, a specified person, or to...
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The Bills of Exchange Act, 1882 (45 & 46 Vict., C. 61): An Act to Codify the ...

Sir Mackenzie Dalzell Edwin Stewart Chalmers - Bills of exchange - 1882 - 88 pages
...Interpretation. 3. (i.) A bill of exchange is an unconditional BUI of exchange defined. order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the...to the order of a specified person, or to bearer. Sect. 97 saves the Stamp Acts. It is to be noted that many orders for the payment of money require...
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Commentary on the Bills of Exchange Act, 1882 (45 & 46 Victoria, Cap. 61)

W. D. Thorburn - Bills of exchange - 1882 - 283 pages
...is an unconditional order Bi]lof ex. in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed defined, by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom...or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer (a). (2.) An instrument which does not comply with these conditions, or which orders any act to be...
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Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Volume 3

Institute of Bankers (Great Britain) - Banks and banking - 1882
...promise iu writing made by one person to another signed by the maker, engaging to pay, on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain...specified person or to bearer. (2.) An instrument in the form of a note payable to maker's order is not a note within the meaning of this section unless...
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The Negotiable Instruments Act (Act XXVI of 1881): Being an Act to Define ...

India, Patrick Dunlop Shaw - Negotiable instruments - 1882 - 314 pages
...promise in writing made by one person to another signed by the maker, engaging to pay, on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain...specified person or to bearer. (2.) An instrument in the form of a note payable to maker's order is not a note within the meaning of this section unless...
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Statutes at Large ...

Great Britain - 1882
...Interpretation. 3. (1.) A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, Hill of exaddressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving...person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinablc future time a sum certain in money to or to the order of a specified person,...
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Principles of the Common Law: An Elementary Work Intended for the Use of ...

John Indermaur - Common law - 1883 - 516 pages
...By that Act a bill of exchange is defined as " an un- Definitions of conditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the...or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer " (u). A promissory note is defined as " an unconditional promise in writing, made by one person to...
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The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volume 1

Henry Dunning Macleod - Banks and banking - 1883
...a Bill of Exchange is defined thus : — " A Bill of Exchange is an unconditional Order in writing addressed by one person to another, signed by the...to the order of, a specified person, or to bearer " Now it is true that every Bill of Exchange is an Order to pay money : bat every Order to pay money...
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