Circulars 681 and 705 of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas:
Revised Check Clearing and Settlement Processes
Effective January 24, 2011, ALL banks are required to return unfunded inward clearing checks to the Philippine Clearing House Corporation or Regional Clearing Centers not later than 7:30am of the day following the original date of presentation. As a result, checking account holders will no longer have the opportunity to fund incoming checks in cases of insufficient account balances.
Please note the following:
• Checks drawn against insufficient funds will be returned with corresponding penalties charged to the account
• Drawing of funds against uncleared deposits (DAUD) will not be allowed
• Checks with Stop Payment Orders shall be returned automatically
To ensure that your checking account is funded prior to issuing a check, you may avail of the following services:
Balance Triggered Standing Instruction
You can link your current account to your savings account/s and allow the system to automatically transfer the necessary funds to your checking account. To activate this service, please visit your branch of account.
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