How to compute period of limitation for personal-guarantee?

The law of limitation means the time-limit for different suits within which an aggrieved person can approach the court to obtain a decree against the principal debtor and surety. The different time limit or period of limitation is prescribed for different types of suits, appeals or applications in the ‘Schedule’ to the Limitation Act, 1963.…

Circumstances that may discharge Guarantor from all liabilities

Definition of Guarantee: A contract of guarantee means a contract to perform the promise or discharge liability of the third person in case of his default. A guarantee which extends to series of transactions is called continuing guarantee. The meaning of Surety (Guarantor), principal debtor, and creditor: The person who gives the guarantee is called…

What is the time limit for enforcement of a bank guarantee?

(The law of limitation applicable to a general guarantee and the guarantee issued by banks and financial institutions are different. This article explains the law of limitation explicitly applicable to bank guarantees, invocation and cancellation of bank guarantees) The law of limitation of time means the time-limit for different suits within which an aggrieved person…

What are the Clean Bills, Documentary Bills, Demand Bills, Usance Bills and Accommodation Bills?

The word ‘bills’ is the acronym to ‘bills of exchange’.  There are different kinds of bills of exchange viz.  Clean Bills, Documentary bill, Demand bills, Usance Bills, Accommodation Bills etc. Clean Bill: When the document of title to goods (like LR/RR/BL/Airway bill etc.) is not accompanied by a bill of exchange, it is called as a clean…

Concessional Loans available to minority communities in India

The Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Zoroastrians, Buddhists, Jains communities in India are classified as minority communities as per notification of Ministry of Welfare, Government of India. In 121 districts in the country, the minority population exceeds 25% of total population of the districts. Further, in the states of J & K, Punjab, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and…

Interest concession under DAY-NRLM to Women SHGs

[Government’s support to women SHGs in rural area under Deenadayal Anthyodaya Yojana- National Rural livelihoods Mission  DAY-NRLM – (Corpus from Revolving Fund, ‘Panchasutra of good SHGs, CIF loan, the maximum amount of loan, repayment schedule, margin and security for the Bank loans)] Who can form SHG under DAY-NRLM? Women Self Help Group (SHG) under DAY-NRLM is the…