- He should cross it such that it is not cashed across the counter.
- He should not leave unnecessary gaps between words and figures when filling it.
- He should avoid signing blank cheques.
- He should not expose his signature since it may be forged.
- He should keep the cheque under key and lock.
- He should report loss of the cheque to the police or bank
- Review Bank Statements: Regularly review your bank statements to ensure that all cheques issued by you are accurately recorded and that there are no suspicious or unauthorized transactions.
- Report Lost or Stolen Cheques: If your chequebook or cheques are lost or stolen, report it immediately to your bank and the relevant authorities to prevent potential misuse.
- Be Cautious with Payee Information: Verify the accuracy of the payee information before writing a cheque, including the name, address, and account number. Be cautious when writing cheques to unknown or unfamiliar payees.