Bills of Exchange Act

Bills of Exchange Act
A Canadian statute passed in 1882 and modified in 1906, which in all essential particulars is an adoption of the negotiable instruments law adopted by most of the states of the Union.

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  • exchange — ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for another which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exchange broker — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exchange — ex·change n 1 a: a giving of something of value (as real property) in return for something of equal value (as money or property of a like kind) b in the civil law of Louisiana: a giving of something of value in return for something of equal value …   Law dictionary

  • exchange — To barter; to swap. To part with, give or transfer for an equivalent. Kessler v. United States, C.C.A.Pa., 124 F.2d 152, 154. To transfer goods or services for something of equal value. Rosenberg v. State, 12 Md.App. 20, 276 A.2d 708, 711. Act of …   Black's law dictionary

  • exchange — To barter; to swap. To part with, give or transfer for an equivalent. Kessler v. United States, C.C.A.Pa., 124 F.2d 152, 154. To transfer goods or services for something of equal value. Rosenberg v. State, 12 Md.App. 20, 276 A.2d 708, 711. Act of …   Black's law dictionary

  • exchange — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English exchaunge, from Anglo French eschange, from eschanger to exchange, from Vulgar Latin *excambiare, from Latin ex + cambiare to exchange more at change Date: 14th century 1. the act of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exchange — exchanger, n. /iks chaynj /, v., exchanged, exchanging, n. v.t. 1. to give up (something) for something else; part with for some equivalent; change for another. 2. to replace (returned merchandise) with an equivalent or something else: Most… …   Universalium

  • exchange — ex•change [[t]ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ[/t]] v. changed, chang•ing, n. 1) to give up (something) for something else; part with for some equivalent or substitute 2) to replace (returned merchandise) with something else 3) to give and receive reciprocally;… …   From formal English to slang

  • exchange — n. & v. n. 1 the act or an instance of giving one thing and receiving another in its place. 2 a the giving of money for its equivalent in the money of the same or another country. b the fee or percentage charged for this. 3 the central telephone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bill of exchange — see bill 7 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bill of exchange …   Law dictionary

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