Valid cheques

Last updated on Jun 1, 2022

A valid cheque is one that can be presented to the bank in order to receive money from the drawer’s account. The validity of the cheque will depend upon the date it was issued. Once a date has been written on a cheque at the time of issuance, it will only stay valid for up to 3 months from that date. For example, if a cheque has been issued on 1st January, 2019, then it will only be valid till 1st April, 2019. There are two broad categories of valid cheques:

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