Define: Unpaid Cheque

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Unpaid Cheque

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Dictionary Definition

A cheque that has been sent to the payee’s bank and then through the clearing process only to be returned to the payee because the value cannot be transferred.

If the reason is lack of funds the bank will mark the cheque “refer to drawer”.


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This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.