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BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 70, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 421, 431-- Dishonour of cheque - Accused convicted and held liable to pay fine and compensation - Death of accused during pendency of appeal against conviction - Since property which came into the hands of wife of accused was admittedly owned by accused, said property is received by her naturally, with all..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo SI for eight months and to pay compensation of Rs.25 lacs and in default to undergo SI for 6 months - As per record, accused already undergone 7 months incarceration besides remission and unexpired portion is only of 20 days -..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Quantum of sentence - Accused has retired and his wife has died and his daughter is 34 years old and she is handicap - Hence, accused is convicted and sentenced to 4 months and directed to pay double the cheque amount as compensation u/s 357 Cr.P.C...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357(3)-- Dishonour of cheque - Compensation - When sentence of fine is imposed then Court has no authority to order compensation...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 147-- Dishonour of cheque - Compounding of offence - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo imprisonment for 1 year and pay compensation of Rs.8,70,000/- Moreover, accused agreed to pay amount which is higher than amount which is directed to be paid as compensation - Even, amount, which is directed..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Quantum of sentence - First Appellant Court reduced the sentence of 1 year as awarded by trial Court and ordered release of accused on probation - As regarding compensation of Rs.50 lakhs to complainant, first Appellate Court granted substantial relief to accused to make..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Reduction of sentence - Cheque amount Rs.25,000/- - Accused sentenced to one year imprisonment and to pay fine of Rs.30,000/- and also to pay compensation of Rs.25,000/- to complainant - Matter 18 years old - Amount of fine and compensation already paid - Sentence reduced to..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357(3)-- Dishonour of cheque - Compensation - Sentence of fine set aside as compensation can only be granted when there is no sentence of fine - Compensation granted at the rate of 9% per annum on total amount of cheques from the date of filing of complaint before the trial Court...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 142(b)-- Dishonour of cheque - Reduction of sentence - Since the sentence imposed on petitioner is disproportionate with the nature and gravity of offence u/s 138 of the Act, therefore, substantive sentence of S.I for 3 months would stand reduced and modified to S.I for one day till rising of Court and..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 141, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 72, 226-- Dishonour of cheque - Grant of pardon by President - Judicial review - Accused convicted and sentenced till rising of Court and to pay compensation of Rs.57,97,940/- to complainant and said order confirmed by Supreme Court - Even, President rejected clemency petition after consulting State and..........

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