Background In a letter addressed to the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), requested the expediency of cases relating to dishonour of cheques through the setting up of fast track courts and adequate amendments to the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (“The Act”). The letter cited the 213th report of the … Continue reading Section 219 CrPC: Judiciously Bypassing a Provision
Decriminalization of Section 138, NI Act: Dishonouring its Purpose?
The reasoning given by the Govt is that - decriminalization is expected to help in unclogging the court system and also, improvise ease of doing business. But how effective is this measure?