overdue bill

overdue bill

a BILL OF EXCHANGE still in circulation beyond the date specified for payment for an unreasonable length of time. Where an overdue bill is sought to be negotiated, such negotiation can only be effected subject to any defect in title affecting the bill at its maturity; after that no person who acquires it can acquire or give a better title than that which the transferor had.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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THE ELECTRICITY company (EAC) has turned the power to Yeroskipou town hall back on after the municipality paid part of an overdue bill and pledged to repay the balance.
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Earlier this year the GDN reported that the centre nearly avoided having its power cut off due to an overdue bill, which was partially paid off through donations.
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