Section 109 in The Negotiable Instruments Act
Title: How acceptance for honour must be made
A person desiring to accept for honour must, 1[by writing on the bill under his hand, declare that he accepts under protest the protested bill for the honour of the drawer or of a particular indorser whom he names, or generally for honour. 2 ***
1. Subs. by s. 8, ibid., for in the presence of a notary public, subscribe the bill with his own hand, and.
2. The words and such declaration must be recorded by the notary in his register rep. by s. 8, ibid.
Title: Acceptance not specifying for whose honour it is made
Where the acceptance does not express for whose honour it is made, it shall be deemed to be made for the honour of the drawer.
Title: Liability of acceptor for honour
An acceptor for honour binds himself to all parties subsequent to the party for whose honour he accepts to pay the amount of the bill if the drawee do not; and such party and all prior parties are liable in their respective capacities to compensate the acceptor for honour for all loss or damage sustained by him in consequence of such acceptance.
But an acceptor for honour is not liable to the holder of the bill unless it is presented, or (in case the address given by such acceptor on the bill is a place other than the place where the bill is made payable) forwarded for presentment, not later than the day next after the day of its maturity.
Title: When acceptor for honour may be charged
An acceptor for honour cannot be charged unless the bill has at its maturity been presented to the drawee for payment, and has been dishonoured by him, and noted or protested for such dishonour.
Title: Payment for honour
When a bill of exchange has been noted or protested for non-payment, any person may pay the same for the honour of any party liable to pay the same, provided that the person so paying 1[or his agent in that behalf] has previously declared before a notary public the party for whose honour he pays, and that such declaration has been recorded by such notary public.
1. Ins. by Act 2 of 1885, s. 9.