The Code Napoleon, Or, The French Civil Code

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Benning, 1827 - Civil law - 627 pages

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Page 380 - We are responsible, not only for the damage occasioned by our own act, but for that which is caused by the act of persons for whom we are answerable, or of the things which we have in our custody.
Page 382 - Neither can husband and wife derogate by their matrimonial agreement from the rights resulting from the power of the husband over the person of his wife and children, or which belong to the husband as...
Page 518 - The letting out of cattle on shares is a contract by which one of the parties delivers to the other a stock of cattle to keep, feed, and take care of, upon certain conditions as to the division of profits between them.
Page 154 - Accumulations and increase of mud formed successively and imperceptibly on the soil bordering on a river or other stream is denominated 'alluvion.' Alluvion is for the benefit of the proprietor of the shore, whether in respect of a river, a navigable stream, or one admitting floats or not; on the condition, in the first place, of leaving a landing place or towing-path conformably to regulations.
Page 453 - In like manner when there is a stipulation excluding warranty, the seller in case of eviction is obliged to return the price of the thing sold, unless the buyer knew at the time of the sale the danger of eviction, or had bought at his own risk.
Page 220 - He cannot be compelled to pay out of his private property unless he has been pat in default to produce his account and has failed to fulfil this obligation. After the verification of the account he cannot be compelled to pay out of his private property except to the extent of the sums remaining in his hands.
Page 174 - A right of habitation is confined to what is necessary for the habitation of the person to whom it is granted and his family.
Page 190 - If the proprietor of two estates between which there exists an apparent sign of servitude, disposes of one of these estates without inserting in the contract any stipulation relative to the servitude, it continues to exist actively or passively in favor of the land alienated, or over the land alienated.
Page 59 - The wife is obliged to live with her husband, and to follow him to every place where he may judge it convenient to reside: the husband is obliged to receive her, and to furnish her with everything necessary for the wants of life, according to his means and station.
Page 92 - Children born out of marriage, except thoso who are born from an incestuous or adulterous connection, may be legitimated by the subsequent marriage of their father and mother, whenever the latter have legally acknowledged them for their children, either before their marriage by an act passed before a notary and two witnesses, or by their contract of marriage itself.

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