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Bills of Exchange Act, 1964 (Act No. 34 of 1964)

Chapter II

Cheques - generally

72B. Prevention of fraud


Any person who is required by law to have his financial statements audited by a person registered in terms of section 15 of the Public Accountants' and Auditors' Act, 1991 (Act 80 of 1991), or by the Auditor-General, and any person obliged to appoint an accounting officer in terms of section 59 of the Close Corporations Act, 1984 (Act 69 of 1984), shall exercise reasonable care in the custody of cheque forms and in the reconciliation of its bank statements.


[Section 72B inserted by section 29 of Act 56 of 2000.]