Definition - What does Presentment mean?

The subject matter of the case and offense the defendant is charged with, when given in a written form to the jury, is called a presentment. The jury's notes and determination of the facts after their decision is made, when handed to the judge for enlightenment, is also called a presentment It can also mean the act of presenting a check to a bank for payment.When a bill, contract, or promissory note is presented for redemption.

Justipedia explains Presentment

In a promissory note or other financial instrument, the place of presentment is listed in particular if it has to be at a specific address. The holder of the bill is allowed to exchange it for the cash value when presented to the originator.

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