LAW OF CHEQUES

Law Number : 5941

Date of Adoption : December 14,2009

Date and No. of Publication in the Official Gazette : December 20,2009 - 27438


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Objective and scope

ARTICLE 1 – (1) The objective of this Law is to specify the principles concerning the contents of the cheque books, drawing up and usage of cheques, protection of cheque holders and making contribution to the measures of taking the informal economy under control, and the sanctions to be applied in cases where the cheques become bounced and of contrariety to the other obligations.

(2) In cases where there is no provision in this Law, the general provisions shall be applied.

 

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