Section 1. Form of negotiable instruments. - Act 2031

An instrument to be negotiable must conform to the following requirements:

(a) It must be in writing and signed by the maker or drawer;
(b) Must contain an unconditional promise or order to pay a sum certain in money;
(c) Must be payable on demand, or at a fixed or determinable future time;
(d) Must be payable to order or to bearer; and
(e) Where the instrument is addressed to a drawee, he must be named or otherwise indicated therein with reasonable certainty. (Negotiable Instruments Law; Act 2031)

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