- A contractual relationship ensuing from the delivery, by one known as the depositor, of money, funds, or even things into the possession of the bank, which receives the same upon the agreement to pay, repay, or return, upon the order or demand of the depositor, the money, funds, or equivalent amount. This agreement on the part of the bank is usually a tacit one and implied, and it may include an implied promise to pay interest upon the deposit, depend ing upon the nature of the deposit and the account into which it is placed. 10 Am J2d Banks § 337. Where the terms of the law provide for the safeguarding of deposits in banks, it extends only to such deposits as are general deposits; money or the equivalent of money must in intention and effect be placed in, or at the command of, the bank so that the relation of debtor and creditor is created. Re Farmers State Bank, 67 SD 51, 289 NW 75, 126 ALR 619. See safe-deposit box; savings account.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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