Section 26 in The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act
Title: Removal of difficulties
(1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to any provision of this Act, the Central Government may, on the recommendations of the Council, by a general or a special order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder, as may be necessary or expedient for the purpose of removing the said difficulty:
Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiry of a period of three years from the date of commencement of this Act.
(2) Every order made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be, after it is made, before each House of Parliament.
Title: Short title
1This Act may be called the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
Local extent. Saving of usages relating to hundis, etc. -- It extends to the whole of India 2*** but nothing herein contained affects the 3Indian Paper Currency Act, 1871 (3 of 1871), section 21, or affects any local usage relating to any instrument in an oriental language:
Provided that such usages may be excluded by any words in the body of the instrument which indicate an intention that the legal relations of the parties thereto shall he governed by this Act;
Commencement.-- and it shall come into force on the first day of March, 1882.
1. The Act has been extended to Goa, Daman and Diu with modifications, by Reg. 12 of 1962, s. 3 and Sch., extended to and brought into force in Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of 1963, s. 2 and Sch. I (w.e.f. 1-7-1965), to the Union territory of Lakshadweep by Reg. 8 of 1965, s. 3 and the Sch. (w.e.f. 1-10-1967) and to the State of Arunachal Pradesh by Act 44 of 1993, s. 2 and the Sch. (w.e.f. 1-7-1994).
2. The words "except the State of Jammu and Kashmir", which were subs. by Act 3 of 1951, for "except Part B States", omitted by Act 62 of 1956, s. 2 and the Sch.
3. Rep. by the Indian Paper Currency Act, 1923 (10 of 1923). See now the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (2 of 1934), s. 31.
[ Repeal of enactments.] Rep. by the Repealing and Amending Act, 1891 (12 of 1891), s. 2 and the Schedule I.
In this Act--
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Banker.2[banker includes any person acting as a banker and any post office savings bank;]
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1. Definition of the word India, which was subs. by Act 3 of 1951, for the definition of the word State, omitted by Act 62 of 1956, s. 2 and the Sch.
2. Subs. by Act 37 of 1955, s. 2, for the definition of the word banker.
3. Omitted by Act 53 of 1952, s. 16 (w.e.f. 14-2-1956).
Title: 'Promissory note''
A "Promissory note" is an instrument in writing (not being a bank-note or a currency-note) containing an unconditional undertaking, signed by the maker, to pay a certain sum of money only to, or to the order of, a certain person, or to the bearer of the instrument.
A Signs instruments in the following terms:
(a ) "I promise to pay B or order Rs. 500."
(b) "I acknowledge myself to be indebted to B in Rs. 1,000, to be paid on demand, for value received."
(c) "Mr. B, I O U Rs. 1,000.
(d) "I promise to Pay B Rs. 500 and all other sums which shall be due to him."
(e) "I promise to Pay B Rs. 500, first deducting thereout any money which he may owe me."
(f) "I promise to Pay B Rs. 500 seven days after my marriage with C."
(g) "I, promise to Pay B Rs. 500 on D's death, provided D leaves me enough to pay that sum."
(h) "I promise to Pay B Rs. 500 and to deliver to him my black horse on 1st January next."
The instruments respectively marked (a) and (b) are promissory notes. The instruments respectively marked (c), (d), (e), (f), (g) and (h) are not promissory notes.