I have heard various stories about cheques being written on unusual objects. Is this legal and, if so, what is the minimum information required on such a cheque?
I have heard various stories about cheques being written on unusual objects. Is this legal and, if so, what is the minimum information required on such a cheque? Would any reputable bank honour such a cheque?
Rob Lines, Bristol As long as you have the bank details, account details, your signature, and the amount to be transferred, you can legally use anything as a cheque, providing that object is in itself legal.
Cheque books are a service provided by the bank to save you the bother of writing out everything. Gareth Williams, Hilversum Netherlands It was legal to write a cheque on anything until recent anti-fraud legislation specified a required format for cheques.
Nomad, London Actually it is possibly to write a cheque on almost anything. I was informed at some point I work for a bank that as long as you have an item which contains details of your account, the date, the payee and the amount on it together with your signature you can use it as a cheque.
I have also heard about the cow cheque. In answer to whether or not banks would accept it, I presume that it is at the discretion of the bank. They are likely to have clauses in the account terms which enables them to reject cheques on any basis.
Presumably therefore if you cleared it with your bank first you would be able to use anything as a cheque. For what it is worth, when I worked briefly for a bank twenty years ago and had to sit the Institute of Bankers exams, the guidance was that a cheque could in theory be written on anything portable ie not chiselled into the cornerstone of a building as long as it did not involve an offence such as defacing the coin of the realm.
Mark Etherton, Vienna Austria It is legal to write a cheque on anything so long as it contains all the relevant details. Although I believe the bank insisted on keeping the cow as evidence of the cheque and so had to pay market value for it.
General Ledger: I have created a new User and assigned right ROGL (Right Of General Ledger), but the user still does not have this module on the screen. If you like, you can take a practice run with a sheet of blank paper, but in this case, make sure to hit Print Sample in the software. When you are ready to print the real cheque, add the cheque blanks to your printer, and hit Print. Oct 21, · Best Answer: Yes you can it is a little known fact that, yes, as long as you have your name, address and account information, the amount, the payee and your signature any old Status: Resolved.
Christian, London UK How would you pass the cow cheque under the glass? Later I read in my local paper of a protest cheque made out to the inland revenue by a local farmer? Later still, there was an organised protest by some small business club about VAT returns where the club provided blank cheques to their members which had been printed on 2 foot x 3 foot cards.
Another small businessman who was a builder would provide the paving stones that the cheques could be pasted to The last time I tried to do this it was not possible because the bank in question would only honour cheques that they had had issued themselves. I suspect that this is one of the terms and condition of business for most banks now - they will only accept and process cheques that they issued.
Marcus Nichols, Hartlepool, Cleveland As a protest for the way motorists are hounded by the police and local authorities, I wrote my cheque for a parking fine on toilet paper. It was formated to replicate the details on a regular bank issued cheque and was sent with a covering letter stating that the recipients should consider themselves fortunate that the stationery I had selected had not first been used for the purpose it was originally intended.
I am awaiting a result. The bank refused it because it had no evidence on it that the stamp duty payable then had actually been paid. The duty was twopence, but a tuppenny stamp from the post office rendered the cheque valid. Keith Short, Fortaleza-Ce Brazil.sir, suppose A afriend of B wants rs/- so B gave the amount of rs/-and also had a written agreement on stamp paper acknowledging his debt, but it is not notrary attested but had 2 witness sign,now the cheque is dishonor by stop payment, can it be challenged in the court?what it result?
In fact you have to get one cheque book from the banker and normally the first cheque book is issued free and for the second cheque book onwards, the bankers used to collect some charges On getting the cheque, you can use one or more cheques as blank cheques.
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You can begin typing your paper when you see a blinking cursor on the white area of the blank document. If the blinking cursor does not appear automatically, simply click on the area on the top left of the blank page to make it appear.
Blank Check Paper ( items found) Best Match Price, Low to High Price, High to Low Name, A-Z Name, Z-A Top Rating New Arrivals SORT BY. If you like, you can take a practice run with a sheet of blank paper, but in this case, make sure to hit Print Sample in the software.
When you are ready to print the real cheque, add the cheque blanks to your printer, and hit Print.