Article 883. Certificate of Refusal to Pay a Check.
1. Refusal to pay a check must be certified in one of the following ways: 1) a protest by a notary or the drawing up of an equivalent act in the manner prescribed by law; 2) stamp of the payer on the check on refusal to pay it with the date of submission of the check for payment; 3) a stamp of the collecting bank indicating the date that the check was promptly issued and not paid. 2. A protest or an equivalent act must be made before the expiration of the time limit for presenting the check. If the presentation of the check took place on the last day of the term, a protest or an equivalent act may be made on the next business day.
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