Article 879. Payment of check.

1. The check is paid at the expense of the drawer. In the case of depositing funds, the procedure and conditions for depositing funds to cover a check are established by banking rules. 2. A check is payable by the payer on the condition that it is presented for payment within the period prescribed by law. 3. The payer of the check is obliged to verify by all means available to him of the authenticity of the check, as well as that the bearer of the check is an authorized person. When paying for an endorsed check, the payer is obliged to verify the correctness of the endorsements, but not the signatures of the endorsers. 4. Losses incurred as a result of payment by the payer of a forged, stolen or lost check shall be borne by the payer or the drawer of the check, depending on whose fault they were caused. 5. The person who has paid the check has the right to demand the transfer of the receipt to him to the receipt of payment.

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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 877. General provisions on payment by check.
Article 878. Check details.
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.