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Synonyms for blank cheque

a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank

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Nikki Barker, the deputy manager, led an investigation which revealed Donovan had been asking two signatories to sign blank cheques, under the pretence it was so she could pay former employees.
It is the prosecution's case that Malik took a blank cheque out of a locked desk drawer while Mr Zia was off work for the day.
More than 90 per cent of bank customers do not know that blank cheques cannot be used as evidence against them in a court case.
The official said, 'More than 90 percent of bank customers do not know that blank cheques cannot be used as evidence against them in a court case.
The problem is with blank cheques which people give to banks.
Meanwhile, William Hague is waving a blank cheque around to give to the Ukrainian people.
Hani Hammouda, legal counsel of Kefah Al Zbi Firm for Advocacy and Legal Consultancy has highlighted the cases some of his clients have faced after signing blank cheques.
The reality is that the influential Committee he chairs, the Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has been busy pumping out faithful pro-nuclear propaganda which favours, in effect, nuclear power being given a blank cheque for construction costs from the Government.
gup Ryan Reed had handed his usher six blank cheques to pay for the bash at Castle Menzies in Perthshire.
It's crazy the way Abramovich gets through managers but with the money and the power he's got he can just sign blank cheques.
I'm a great believer in the value of public services, but I'm not a believer in the signing of blank cheques payable, in the end, by our children, especially when those blank cheques were written by short-termist, self-interested politicians.
THE treasurer of a centre for black people in a deprived area of Birmingham regularly walked around with presigned blank cheques in his pocket, the Sunday Mercury can reveal today.
Stanger, 44, bought him a new car and used blank cheques signed over by the vicar at her Gateshead church to pay for her and her husband's lifestyle.
The defendant stole four blank cheques and a cheque book from his two Jordanian partners last October, after they came to Bahrain to set up a marble business, which later failed.
A PRACTICE manager syphoned off more than pounds 2,500 from her Birmingham surgery after persuading a doctor to sign blank cheques.