The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
11. “Inland instrument”.-
A promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque drawn or made in [India] and made payable in, or drawn upon any person resident in, [Indian] shall be deemed to be an inland instrument.
1. Substituted by Act 36 of l957, sec. 3 and Sch. II, for wards” a State”.