Is post dating a check legal

In Serbia post-dating cheques is a customary practice in the retail industry.

If you’re going to write a postdated check (or receive one), here are some things you should know!

(2) A cheque is not invalid by reason only that- (a) it is not dated; (b) it is antedated or post-dated; or (c) the date it bears is a Sunday.

(3) For the purpose of determining whether a post-dated instrument is a cheque, the fact that the instrument is post-dated shall be disregarded.

It will only become cheque on the date shown on it and prior to that it remains a bill of exchange under Section 5 of the Act.

As a bill of exchange a post-dated cheque remains negotiable but it will not become a "cheque" till the date when it becomes "payable on demand".

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