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" The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means, or for an illegal consideration, or... "
A Handy Book on the Law of Bills, Cheques, Notes and IOU's - Page 20
by James Walter Smith - 1884 - 156 pages
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Cases on the Law of Bills and Notes: Selected from Decisions of ..., Volume 1

Howard Leslie Smith, William Underhill Moore - Negotiable instruments - 1922 - 874 pages
...in its fiftyfifth section, it is provided "that the title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act, when he obtained the instrument or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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Cases on Business Law

William Everett Britton, Ralph Stanley Bauer - Commercial law - 1922 - 1612 pages
...the instrument amounted to bad faith. Section 55. The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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Digest of Legal Opinions of Thomas B. Paton: General Counsel of the American ...

Thomas Bugard Paton - Banking law - 1922 - 782 pages
...thereon. The Negotiable Instruments Act provides that "the title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this Act when he obtained the instrument or any signature thereto by fraud, duress, or force and fear or other unlawful means * *...
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A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and ...

John Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles - Bills of exchange - 1923 - 532 pages
...the Code provides as follows: — S. 29.—(2.) In particular the title of a person who veteots of negotiates a bill is defective within the meaning...duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means, (c) Oakeley v. Ooddeen (1861), 2 F. & F. 656; May v. Chapman (1847), 16 M. & W. 355; Raphael v. Bank...
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Cases on Commercial Law: General Survey, Contracts, Agency, Bailments, Sales ...

Alfred William Bays - Commercial law - 1923 - 1612 pages
...of the amount theretofore paid by him. Sec. 55. The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this Act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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Materials for the Study of Banking

James Dysart Magee - Banks and banking - 1923 - 794 pages
...negotiating it. 94. When title defective. — The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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Pitman's Business Man's Guide: A Handbook for All Engaged in Business

John Arthur Slater - Business - 1924 - 640 pages
...was negotiated to him he had no notice of any defect in the title of the person who negotiated it. (The title of a person who negotiates a bill is defective within the meaning of the Act when he has obtained the bill, or the acceptance thereof, by fraud, duress, force and fear,...
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Law of Defenses in Actions on Commercial Paper: Including the ..., Volume 2

Joseph A[sbury]. Joyce - 1924 - 1262 pages
...LRA (NS) 212. 1055 (55). When title defective. The title of a person who negotiates an instrument s: (1) Where the drawee is dead or has absconded, or is a fictit instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Defenses in Actions on Commercial Paper ..., Volume 2

Joseph Asbury Joyce, Howard Clifford Joyce - Actions and defenses - 1924 - 1260 pages
...LRA (NS) 212. 1055 (55). When title defective. The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting

California Bar Association - Bar associations - 1912 - 602 pages
...extent of the amount theretofore paid by him. 3136. The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means,...
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