The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
139. Presumption in favour of holder
1[Presumption in favour of holder
It shall be presumed, unless the Contrary is proved, that the holder of a cheque received the cheque of the nature referred to in section 138 for the discharge, in whole or in part, or any debt or other liability].
1. Ins. by Act 66 of 1988, sec. 4 (w.e.f. 1-4-1989).