Cheque is a signed unconditional order addressing the bank to credit the amount to the holder of instrument. Cheque is a widely used mode of payment. It is used as a safe mode for making payments, and loss can be minimized if lost. It is an order to a bank by the drawer to pay the amount mentioned in the cheque to the presenter of the instrument.
Parties involved In a Cheque:
- Drawer - A person that issue the cheque for making payment and person who deposit money to make payment is know as Drawer.
- Drawee - Drawee is the bank to whom a drawer gives order to make payment.
- Payee - Payee is the person who presents the cheque for payment .A person who deposited cheque to receive payment from bank is know as Payee.
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