Dishonour of a Bill of Exchange

Dishonour of a Bill of Exchange is A bill of exchange is said to be dishonoured when the drawee refuses to accept or make payment on the bill. A bill may be dishonoured by non-acceptance or non-payment.If the drawee refuses to accept the bill when it is presented before him for acceptance, it is called dishonour by non-acceptance. When a bill is dishonoured by non-acceptance, an immediate right of recourse against the drawer and endorser accrues to the holder. In this case, presentment for payment is not necessary.