Section 3 Interpretation clause. of NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

Interpretation clause.

3. In this Act—

5. Definition of "India" omitted by the Jammu and Kashmir (Extension of Laws) Act, 1956. Prior to its omission, the definition of "India" was substituted for "State" by the Part B States (Laws) Act, 1951, read as under :

' "India" means the territory of India excluding the State of Jammu and Kashmir.'


1. Substituted by the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 1955, w.e.f. 1-1-1956.

2. Definition of "notary public" omitted by the Notaries Act, 1952, w.e.f. 14-2-1956.

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