A cheque is a document instructing the bank to pay somebody else a sum of money. It is a way of making a payment without using cash.
When an account holder (the drawer) writes a cheque, he or she gives the bank (drawee) an order to pay another person or company (payee or bearer) a certain amount of money
Types of cheques
What different types of cheques are there? Which are most frequently used?
What happens if a cheque is unpaid, lost or stolen?