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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Cheque amount Rs.2.20 lakhs - Accused convicted and sentenced to one year SI and to pay fine of Rs.5, 000/- - Accused also directed to pay compensation of Rs.2.20 lakhs - Held, when sentence of fine is part of imprisonment then Court should not direct payment of compensation..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 29(2), 357(3)-- Dishonour of cheque - Fine can be extended to twice the amount of cheque - However, in view of limitation prescribed u/s 29(2) Cr.P.C. trial Court should not award sentence of fine of more than Rs.5, 000/- - In such a situation Magistrate can alleviate the grievance of complainant by awarding..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Reduction of sentence - Cheque amount Rs.2.20 lakhs - Accused facing trial for the last 13 years and already undergone four months of sentence - Sentence reduced to already undergone...........

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