Amendment regarding validity of cheques to the Central Government Accounts (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 1983

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Controller General of Accounts
Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated 23rd April, 2013
Subject: Amendment to the Central Government Accounts (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 1983

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (i) of Article 283 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following amendment to the Central Government Account (Receipts and Payments) Rules, 1983:

Correction Slip No. 41

Rule 45 Period of validity of a cheque:

The following rule may be substituted for the existing rule:
"The Cheque shall be payable at any time within a period of three months from the date of issue; thus a cheque bearing the 20th January is payable any time upto the 19th April."

(Chandan Mishra Dwivedi)
Dy. Controller General of Accounts

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