A.The guarantee should be checked to ensure it has been duly executed by the Personal Guarantor and if, as is usual, it is in the form of a deed, that this was done in the presence of a witness who attests the signature of the Personal Guarantor. Hence, you need to check is there any guaranter agreement was executed? if yes, what was the terms and condtions mentioned in that agreement is so arcane?
B.The guarantor of a loan is liable if the debtor fails to clear it, the Supreme Court has ruled, while maintaining that financial institutions too cannot act like property dealers in recovering debts.A Bench of Justices B.S. Chauhan and Dipak Misra also said the guarantor cannot insist that the creditor must first exhaust all remedies against the principal debtor before recovering the debts from surety holders.
C.The apex court said the financial institutions cannot be allowed to act like property dealers to recover their loans.“Undoubtedly, public money should be recovered and recovery should be made expeditiously. But it does not mean that the financial institutions which are concerned only with the recovery of their loans, may be permitted to behave like property dealers and be permitted further to dispose of the secured assets in any unreasonable or arbitrary manner in flagrant violation of the statutory provisions.(Source: The Hindu NEW DELHI, May 30, 2012)
D. However, “ the creditor has a right to obtain a decree against the surety and the principal debtor.