Article 877. General provisions on payment by check.

1. A check is recognized as a security containing an unconditional order of the drawer of the drawer to the bank to make a payment of the amount specified in it to the check holder. 2. As a payer of a check, only a bank can be indicated, where the drawer of the drawer has the means that he is entitled to dispose of by issuing checks. 3. Revocation of a check before the expiration of the period for its presentation is not allowed. 4. Issuance of a check does not repay a monetary obligation, in fulfillment of which it was issued. 5. The procedure and conditions for the use of checks in payment transactions are governed by this Code, and, to the extent not regulated by it, other laws and banking rules established in accordance with them.

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Links to other articles of chapter 46. Calculations:
Article 861. Cash and non-cash payments.
Article 862. Forms of non-cash payments.
Article 863. General provisions on the settlement of payment orders.
Article 864. Conditions for execution by a bank of a payment order.
Article 865. Execution of instructions.
Article 866. Responsibility for non-execution or improper execution of the order.
Article 867. General provisions on settlements under a letter of credit.
Article 868. Revocable letter of credit.
Article 869. Irrevocable letter of credit.
Article 870. Execution of a letter of credit.
Article 871. Refusal to accept documents.
Article 872. Responsibility of a bank for violation of the conditions of a letter of credit.
Article 873. Closing of a letter of credit.
Article 874. General provisions on settlements under collection.
Article 875. Execution of a collection order.
Article 876. Notification of operations performed.
Article 878. Check details.
Article 879. Payment of check.
Article 880. Transfer of rights by check.
Article 881. Payment Guarantee.
Article 882. Collection of check.
Article 883. Certificate of Refusal to Pay a Check.
Article 884. Notice of non-payment of the check.
Article 885. Consequences of non-payment of a check.