The declaration that you send to the issuer must include an allusion to section 138 of the negotiable instrument Act. It should include information like:
1) The date when the Cheque was presented
2) The reasons for non-payment
3) Request to the issue to make payment through alternate modes
Cheque bounce notice should be sent to the issuer within 30 days of cheque return. The notice also includes the amount payable to the payee and other details, if any.
If the issuer still fails to pay the amount through any alternative mode, then the payee can take strict actions. The cheque bounce cases in India are ruled below section 138 of the Negotiable instrument Act. Failing to pay the amount is a criminal offense, and the proceedings in such cases are done according to the summary trial provisions of criminal procedure 1973.