Cheque bounce cases under Section 138 NI Act can be transferred from one State to another under Section 406 CrPC: Supreme Court

The Court rejected the contention that it would be impermissible to transfer cheque bounce cases on account of a non-obstante clause in Section 142(1) of the NI Act overriding Section 406 of CrPC.
Cheque Bounce
Cheque Bounce

The Supreme Court recently ruled that its power to transfer criminal cases under Section 406 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) remains intact in relation to cheque dishonour cases under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (NI Act). [Yogesh Upadhyay and Another v. Atlanta Limited]

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