Secondly, being convicted brought not only shame and dishonour on the accused, but on his wife and children as well.
Criticisms were made that the decision to honour or dishonour cheques was no longer made by experienced bankers with the necessary skills, but passed on to less experienced bank staff to cut costs and save time.
Finally, as a matter of practice, banks dishonour cheques that have been outstanding for a long period of time.
To allow the few who dishonour our country to become a reflection of our entire nation is to distort history.
There is evidence that the three planned from the outset to dishonour the bail undertakings, which they made only after diplomatic pressure.
In private my friend often rails against her family's demands, but publicly she is too afraid to dishonour them.
I therefore swore that I would never do anything to bring dishonour upon a woman.
I decided way back at the beginning, back when I was still washing dishes in a barbecue joint in Harlem, that the work I did would never bring dishonour to my father's name.
This was his own decision with all the political toll that such a policy of dishonour and strategic nonsense will extract.
A paying bank may dishonour the cheque - refuse to pay it - if the customer is not in funds, or if there is not a sufficiently agreed overdraft at the time it is presented.