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The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 -Analysis

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 received the assent of Lok Sabha on March 9, 2017 with approval already granted by the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session, the bill is now officially an Act after receiving assent of the President. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 aims at making the

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Summary of Union Budget 2017-18, everything you want to know!

Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha today. The Union Budget 2017 was broadly focused on 10 broad themes — farmers, rural population, youth, poor and health care for the underprivileged; infrastructure; financial sector for stronger institutions; speedy accountability; public services; prudent fiscal management;

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What if a cheque bounces? Best guide to the Legal Recourse Available to You

Bounced cheques are one of the most common offences plaguing the financial world. According to the Supreme Court, there are over 40 lakh such pending cases in the country. A cheque can be dishonoured for various reasons, the most common being insufficient funds in the account of the person drawing

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The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881   Chapter I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title: – (26 of 1881) (9th December, 1881) An Act to define and Law relating to Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange and cheques. WHEREAS it is expedient to define and amend the law relating to promissory notes, bills of exchange and cheques.It is hereby enacted as

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