What is a current account?

A current account is a form of deposit account that allows, among others, payment by way of cheques 1.

This Knowledge Base category highlights the basic requirements relating to the operation and maintenance of a current account as well as some useful tips to safeguard your account.


Safety Tips

Cheque Payments

Account Maintenance


  1. Cheque - A bill of exchange, which is an unconditional order in writing, addressed and signed by the drawer to instruct the drawee bank to pay on demand a certain sum of money to the payee or bearer.

Reprinted with permission from BankingInfo (A Consumer Education Programme by Bank Negara Malaysia)

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Knowledge Base ID :   1327
Last Reviewed :   April 30, 2014
Source :   BankingInfo
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