Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The Cheque Concept between Commercial Law and Penal Law in Jordan

Author(s): Ma'en Juwaihan, Hamzeh Abu Issa

The aim of this article is to identify the cheque concept in Jordanian law among commercial law and penal law, and it addresses the amendments made by the Jordanian legislator to the penal law related to the crime of issuing a cheque without provision cover, it is manifested by the research that the Jordanian law tends to give significance to the cheque in the penal law differs from what is stated in the commercial law, accordingly, the penal protection of the cheque is no more as a commercial document in which stipulated at the commercial law, insofar it has become an autonomous and independent element in the penal law, whereof the article addressed the advantage of that, wherein the conclusion, he reached the necessity of unifying the terms of the two laws so that the penal law follows the commercial law in terms of the cheque so that the penal protection of the cheque shall add an additional and enhanced guarantee of protection in the other laws.

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