Section 33 in The Negotiable Instruments Act 1881

Title: Only drawee can be acceptor except in need or for honour

Description: No person except the drawee of a bill exchange, or all or some of several drawees, or a person named therein as a drawee in case of need, or an acceptor for honour, can bind himself by an acceptance

Title: Acceptance by several drawees not partners

Description: Where there are several drawees of a bill of exchange who are not partners, each of them can accept it for himself, but none of them can accept it for another without his authority.

Title:  Liability of indorser

Description: In the absence of a contract to the contrary, whoever indorses and delivers a negotiable instrument before maturity without, in such it indorsement, expressly excluding or making conditional his own liability, is bound thereby to every subsequent holder, in case of dishonour by the drawee, acceptor or maker, to compensate such holder for any loss or damage caused to him by such dishonour, provided due notice of dishonour has been given to, or received by, such indorser as hereinafter provided. Every indorser after dishonour is liable as upon an instrument payable on demand.

Title: Liability of prior parties to holder in due course

Description: Every prior party to a negotiable instrument is liable thereon to a holder in due course until the instrument is duly satisfied.

Title: Maker drawer and acceptor principals

Description: The maker of a promissory note or cheque, the drawer of a bill of exchange until acceptance, and the acceptor are, in the absence of a contract to the contrary, respectively liable thereon as principal debtors, and the other parties thereto are liable thereon as sureties for the maker, drawer or acceptor, as the case may be

CHAPTER 3 PARTIES TO NOTES BILLS AND CHEQUES