(Requires the Checks amendment .)

Cancels an unredeemed Check, removing it from the ledger without sending any money. The source or the destination of the check can cancel a Check at any time using this transaction type. If the Check has expired, any address can cancel it.

Example CheckCancel JSON

    "Account": "rUn84CUYbNjRoTQ6mSW7BVJPSVJNLb1QLo",
    "TransactionType": "CheckCancel",
    "CheckID": "49647F0D748DC3FE26BDACBC57F251AADEFFF391403EC9BF87C97F67E9977FB0",
    "Fee": "12"

CheckCancel Fields

In addition to the common fields, a CheckCancel transaction uses the following fields:

Field JSON Type Internal Type Description
CheckID String Hash256 The ID of the Check ledger object to cancel, as a 64-character hexadecimal string.

Error Cases

  • If the object identified by the CheckID does not exist or is not a Check, the transaction fails with the result tecNO_ENTRY.
  • If the Check is not expired and the sender of the CheckCancel transaction is not the source or destination of the Check, the transaction fails with the result tecNO_PERMISSION.