This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation The presumption which arises on the signing of the cheque cannot be rebutted merely by the report of a hand-writing expert. Even if the details in the cheque have not been filled up by drawer but by another person, this is not relevant to the defense U/S 56 r w S 15 of the N I Act, 1881, an endorsement may be made by recording the part-payment of the debt in the cheque or in a note appended to the cheque – If the unendorsed cheque is dishonoured on presentation, the offence u/ S 138 would not be attracted since the cheque does not represent a legally enforceable debt at the time of encashment.