12 CFR 229.43 - Checks payable in Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

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§ 229.43 Checks payable in Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
(a) Definitions. The definitions in § 229.2 apply to this section, unless otherwise noted. In addition, for the purposes of this section—
(1) Pacific island bank means an office of an institution that would be a bank as defined in § 229.2(e) but for the fact that the office is located in Guam, American Samoa, or the Northern Mariana Islands;
(2) Pacific island check means a demand draft drawn on or payable through or at a Pacific island bank, which is not a check as defined in § 229.2(k).
(b) Rules applicable to Pacific island checks. To the extent a bank handles a Pacific island check as if it were a check defined in § 229.2(k), the bank is subject to the following sections of this part (and the word “check” in each such section is construed to include a Pacific island check)—
(1) § 229.31, except that the returning bank is not subject to the requirement to return a Pacific island check in an expeditious manner;
(2) § 229.32;
(4) § 229.35; for purposes of § 229.35(c), the Pacific island bank is deemed to be a bank;
(5) § 229.36(d);
(6) § 229.37;
(7) § 229.38(a) and (c) through (h);
(9) §§ 229.40 through 229.42.
[Reg. CC, 62 FR 13810, Mar. 24, 1997, as amended at 70 FR 71225, Nov. 28, 2005]

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Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-02-04; vol. 79 # 23 - Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    1. 79 FR 6674 - Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks
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      Proposed rule, request for comment.
      Comments must be submitted by May 2, 2014.
      12 CFR Part 229