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or order, and indorsed by you, was this day, at

, duly protested by me for non

(you E. F. the request of

payment.

A. B.,

Notary Public.

FORM I.

NOTARIAL SERVICE OF NOTICE OF A PROTEST FOR NON-ACCEPTANCE

OR NON-PAYMENT OF A BILL, OR OF NON-PAYMENT OF A NOTE (to be subjoined to the Protest.)

And afterwards, I, the aforesaid protesting notary public, did serve due notice, in the form prescribed by law, of the

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; (or, by depositing such notice, directed to

day of

the said

(P. Qat

C. D.,

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in Her Majesty's post office

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In testimony whereof, I have, on the last mentioned day

and year, at

aforesaid, signed these presents.

A. B.,

Notary Public.

FORM J.

PROTEST BY A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE (WHERE THERE IS NO NOTARY) FOR NON-ACCEPTANCE OF A BILL, OR NON-PAYMENT

OF A BILL OR NOTE.

(Copy of Bill or Note and Indorsement.)

day of

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in the year 18

On this I, N. O., one of Her Majesty's justices of the peace for the district (or in the Province of

county, etc.), of

at (or near) the village of

, dwelling in the said district,

there being no practising notary public at or near the said village (or any other legal cause), did, at the request of and in the presence of

well known unto me, exhibit the

original {bill whereof a true copy is above written

drawer

unto P. Q., the acceptor

thereof, personally (or at his

promissor

residence, office or usual place of business) in

and speaking to himself (his wife, his clerk or his ser

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Wherefore I, the said justice of the peace, at the request aforesaid, have protested, and by these presents do protest drawer and indorsers

against the promisor and indorsers

bill

(acceptor, drawer and indorsers

of the said

and all other parties thereto and therein con

cerned, for all exchange, re-exchange, and all costs, damages and interest, present and to come, for want of

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All which is by these presents attested by the signature of the said (the witness) and by my hand and seal.

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Chap. 123, Revised Statutes. An Act respecting Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes.-The whole Act.

Province of Quebec:

Civil Code of Lower Canada. Articles 2,279 to 2,354, both inclusive [*].

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[* Except in so far as such articles, or any of them, relate to evidence in regard to bills of exchange, cheques and promissory notes.]

INDEX.

ABROAD, bill dishonored abroad, amount of re-exchange can be recovered in addition to all other damages

ABSOLUTELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY RE-
NOUNCING if at or after maturity, holder so
renounces his rights against the acceptor, the
bill is discharged....

such a renunciation must be in writing, or the
bill be delivered up..

ACCEPTANCE, the meaning of the term....

of a bill payable at a fixed period after sight, and
bill not dated, any holder may insert true date
of acceptance....

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date of, shall be deemed the true date..
what is an acceptance under the statute...
invalid, unless it complies with certain conditions
it must be written on the bill, and signed by
drawee.....

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signature of drawee to, is sufficient....
must not express that drawee will perform his
promise otherwise than by payment of money.

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ACCEPTANCE - Continued.

when it becomes complete and irrevocable.....
notice of, is equivalent to delivery of bill..
in order to fix maturity in bill payable at or after
sight, presentment for acceptance is necessary.
when presentment for acceptance must be made
before presentment for payment....
presentment for, must be made by holder of bill

payable after sight, within reasonable time
effect of not presenting for......

when a bill is said to be presented for acceptance.
when it is refused, on some other ground than
irregular presentment, presentment for accept-
ance is excused..

of bill in one country, when drawn in another
country, how rights, duties, etc., of parties
determined.....

presentment for, is not excused because holder
has reason to believe that bill would be dis-
honored...

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two days allowed after presentment for, that bill
may be honored.

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provisions as to, and to presentment inapplicable
to notes....

effect of not treating the bill as dishonored after
two days after presentment for acceptance....
when a bill is said to be dishonored for non-ac-
ceptance....

a qualified acceptance may be refused.....
holder is entitled to an unqualified acceptance..
when holder takes a qualified acceptance, without
authority drawer or indorser is discharged from
bill..

partial acceptance is not treated as qualified ac-
ceptance, when due notice is given....

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is given of a foreign bill as to part, it must be
protested as to balance....

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notice of non-acceptance, when, and to whom it
should be sent..

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