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(1139), Article 1210. Damages in cases comprised in this Section shall be awarded in accordance with Title XVIII of this Book, concerning Damages. Merger which takes place in the person of the principal debtor or creditor benefits the guarantors. (1542), ARTICLE 1643. Art. Interest due shall earn legal interest from the time it is judicially demanded, although the obligation may be silent upon this point. (578a), Article 666. The commission agent who handles goods of the same kind and mark, which belong to different owners, shall distinguish them by countermarks, and designate the merchandise respectively belonging to each principal. Article 2229. Should two or more co-owners desire to exercise the right of redemption, they may only do so in proportion to the share they may respectively have in the thing owned in common. The lessee is responsible for the deterioration or loss of the thing leased, unless he proves that it took place without his fault. Article 2248. (n), Article 1310. The burden of proving the truth of the cause for disinheritance shall rest upon the other heirs of the testator, if the disinherited heir should deny it. Explorations for subterranean waters on lands of public dominion may be made only with the permission of the administrative authorities. The bailee shall in no case be compelled to deliver up the actual possession of the goods until the document is surrendered to him or impounded by the court. The district health officer shall determine whether or not abatement, without judicial proceedings, is the best remedy against a public nuisance. Prescription does not run between husband and wife, even though there be a separation of property agreed upon in the marriage settlements or by judicial decree. Article 402. When the parties compromise generally on all differences which they might have with each other, the discovery of documents referring to one or more but not to all of the questions settled shall not itself be a cause for annulment or rescission of the compromise, unless said documents have been concealed by one of the parties. However, the court may authorize their publication or dissemination if the public good or the interest of justice so requires. (n), Article 1917. The reciprocal obligation of warranty referred to in the preceding article shall be proportionate to the respective hereditary shares of the co-heirs, but if any one of them should be insolvent, the other co-heirs shall be liable for his part in the same proportion, deducting the part corresponding to the one who should be indemnified. Section 7, 1987 Philippine Constitution—general rule on the prohibition of aliens acquiring or holding land of the public domain 5.Articles 445 to 465, Civil Code of the Philippines—Right of Accession with Respect to Immovable Property 6. (1845) ARTICLE 2075. Article 1887. Except as provided in the preceding article, no person shall use different names and surnames. A nuisance is any act, omission, establishment, business, condition of property, or anything else which: (1) Injures or endangers the health or safety of others; or, (3) Shocks, defies or disregards decency or morality; or, (4) Obstructs or interferes with the free passage of any public highway or street, or any body of water; or. Article 1539. The defendant vendee shall ask, within the time fixed in the Rules of Court for answering the complaint, that the vendor be made a co-defendant. Every will must be acknowledged before a notary public by the testator and the witnesses. If the usufruct be constituted on the whole of a patrimony, and if at the time of its constitution the owner has debts, the provisions of articles 758 and 759 relating to donations shall be applied, both with respect to the maintenance of the usufruct and to the obligation of the usufructuary to pay such debts. Minority, insanity or imbecility, the state of being a deaf-mute, prodigality and civil interdiction are mere restrictions on capacity to act, and do not exempt the incapacitated person from certain obligations, as when the latter arise from his acts or from property relations, such as easements. The second heir shall acquire a right to the succession from the time of the testator's death, even though he should die before the fiduciary. In a sale of goods, there is an implied warranty or condition as to the quality or fitness of the goods, as follows: (1) Where the buyer, expressly or by implication, makes known to the seller the particular purpose for which the goods are acquired, and it appears that the buyer relies on the seller's skill or judgment (whether he be the grower or manufacturer or not), there is an implied warranty that the goods shall be reasonably fit for such purpose; (2) Where the goods are brought by description from a seller who deals in goods of that description (whether he be the grower or manufacturer or not), there is an implied warranty that the goods shall be of merchantable quality. (1576), Article 1682. Article 1763. Article 78. Goods are in transit within the meaning of the preceding article: (1) From the time when they are delivered to a carrier by land, water, or air, or other bailee for the purpose of transmission to the buyer, until the buyer, or his agent in that behalf, takes delivery of them from such carrier or other bailee; (2) If the goods are rejected by the buyer, and the carrier or other bailee continues in possession of them, even if the seller has refused to receive them back. (857), Article 924. The following persons cannot acquire by purchase, even at a public or judicial auction, either in person or through the mediation of another: (1) The guardian, the property of the person or persons who may be under his guardianship; (2) Agents, the property whose administration or sale may have been intrusted to them, unless the consent of the principal has been given; (3) Executors and administrators, the property of the estate under administration; (4) Public officers and employees, the property of the State or of any subdivision thereof, or of any government-owned or controlled corporation, or institution, the administration of which has been intrusted to them; this provision shall apply to judges and government experts who, in any manner whatsoever, take part in the sale; (5) Justices, judges, prosecuting attorneys, clerks of superior and inferior courts, and other officers and employees connected with the administration of justice, the property and rights in litigation or levied upon an execution before the court within whose jurisdiction or territory they exercise their respective functions; this prohibition includes the act of acquiring by assignment and shall apply to lawyers, with respect to the property and rights which may be the object of any litigation in which they may take part by virtue of their profession; (6) Any others specially disqualified by law. Should the only survivors be brothers and sisters of the full blood, they shall inherit in equal shares. The purpose of the obligation and other circumstances shall be taken into consideration. If the price is simulated, the sale is void, but the act may be shown to have been in reality a donation, or some other act or contract. (n). Article 420. A non-negotiable document cannot be negotiated and the indorsement of such a document gives the transferee no additional right. (n). The actions arising from articles 1539 and 1542 shall prescribe in six months, counted from the day of delivery. Article 799. (n), Article 2111. The testator may freely dispose of the remaining one-eighth of the estate. All persons who are authorized in this Code to obligate themselves, may enter into a contract of sale, saving the modifications contained in the following articles. Article 371. Art. The wife may, by express authority of the husband embodied in a public instrument, administer the conjugal partnership property. However, when the law requires that a contract be in some form in order that it may be valid or enforceable, or that a contract be proved in a certain way, that requirement is absolute and indispensable. (916a). Consignation shall be made by depositing the things due at the disposal of judicial authority, before whom the tender of payment shall be proved, in a proper case, and the announcement of the consignation in other cases. No will shall pass either real or personal property unless it is proved and allowed in accordance with the Rules of Court. If a person in representation of another sells or alienates a thing, the former cannot subsequently set up his own title as against the buyer or grantee. (1094a), Article 1164. A limited partner is liable to the partnership: (1) For the difference between his contribution as actually made and that stated in the certificate as having been made, and. Exemplary damages cannot be recovered as a matter of right; the court will decide whether or not they should be adjudicated. (b) When the dissolution is by such act, insolvency or death of a partner, in cases where article 1833 so requires; (2) With respect to persons not partners, as declared in article 1834. This paper. The substitute shall be subject to the same charges and conditions imposed upon the instituted heir, unless and testator has expressly provided the contrary, or the charges or conditions are personally applicable only to the heir instituted. The owner may demand from the person benefited indemnity for the damage to him. No decree of legal separation shall be promulgated upon a stipulation of facts or by confession of judgment. Article 699. (1414a), Article 171. (1926a). (n). Contracts entered into during a lucid interval are valid. The following shall not take effect: (1) Fideicommissary substitutions which are not made in an express manner, either by giving them this name, or imposing upon the fiduciary the absolute obligation to deliver the property to a second heir; (2) Provisions which contain a perpetual prohibition to alienate, and even a temporary one, beyond the limit fixed in article 863; (3) Those which impose upon the heir the charge of paying to various persons successively, beyond the limit prescribed in article 863, a certain income or pension; (4) Those which leave to a person the whole or part of the hereditary property in order that he may apply or invest the same according to secret instructions communicated to him by the testator. Acceptance must be made during the lifetime of the donor and of the donee. Article 679. Article 655. Where goods are delivered to a carrier by the seller, in accordance with an order from or agreement with the buyer, upon the terms that the goods shall not be delivered by the carrier to the buyer until he has paid the price, whether such terms are indicated by marking the goods with the words "collect on delivery," or otherwise, the buyer is not entitled to examine the goods before the payment of the price, in the absence of agreement or usage of trade permitting such examination. Article 1415. Ditches or drains opened between two estates are also presumed as common to both, if there is no title or sign showing the contrary. These effects, as well as the clothing for their ordinary use, shall be delivered to the surviving spouse. Article 1508. (n) When the title comprises two or more pieces of land which have been assigned to two or more co-heirs, or when it covers one piece of land which has been divided between two or more co-heirs, the title shall be delivered to the one having the largest interest, and authentic copies of the title shall be furnished to the other co-heirs at the expense of the estate. Article 1866. If the husband is a citizen of the Philippines while the wife is a foreigner, the provisions of this Code shall govern their property relations; If the husband is a foreigner and the wife is a citizen of the Philippines, the laws of the husband’s country shall be followed, without prejudice to the provisions of this Code with regard to immovable property. (836a), Article 998. (n). When the landowner acted in bad faith and the builder, planter or sower proceeded in good faith, the provisions of article 447 shall apply. (576). (1773). (1694). The following marriages shall also be void from the beginning: (1) Between stepfathers and stepdaughters, and stepmothers and stepsons; (2) Between the adopting father or mother and the adopted, between the latter and the surviving spouse of the former, and between the former and the surviving spouse of the latter; (3) Between the legitimate children of the adopter and the adopted. (1824a), Article 2053. (n), Article 1605. The vendee shall, on his part, reimburse the vendor for all that the latter may have paid for the debts of and charges on the estate and satisfy the credits he may have against the same, unless there is an agreement to the contrary. Confusion which takes place in the person of any of the latter does not extinguish the obligation. (547a), Article 633. (1882). (1118), Article 1186. The donor shall also be liable for eviction or hidden defects in case of bad faith on his part. (1170), Article 1250. When the widow or widower survives with legitimate parents or ascendants and with illegitimate children, such surviving spouse shall be entitled to one-eighth of the hereditary estate of the deceased which must be taken from the free portion, and the illegitimate children shall be entitled to one-fourth of the estate which shall be taken also from the disposable portion. The donee must accept the donation personally, or through an authorized person with a special power for the purpose, or with a general and sufficient power; otherwise, the donation shall be void. Interest may, in the discretion of the court, be allowed upon damages awarded for breach of contract. Adjudicated may be made by the laws against usury shall be distributed as civil fruits those. Citizens abroad may be revoked prohibited by law oral, unless there is no warranty hidden... Be consulted by all who are not yet lapsed provinces may be by... 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