The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
48. Negotiation by endorsements.-
Subject to the provisions of section 58, a promissory note, bill of exchange or cheque [payable to order], is negotiable by the holder by endorsement and delivery thereof
1. Substituted by Act 8 of 1919, sec. 4, for “payable to the order of a specified person, or to a specified person or order”.