Whenever the person obliged by the decree of annulment to return the thing can not do so because it has been lost through his fault, he shall return the fruits received and the value of the thing at the time of the loss, with interest from the same date. 2223. (1693a), Art. On due application to a court of competent jurisdiction by any creditor of a limited partner, the court may charge the interest of the indebted limited partner with payment of the unsatisfied amount of such claim, and may appoint a receiver, and make all other orders, directions and inquiries which the circumstances of the case may require. (2) The other liabilities of the partnership have not been paid, or the partnership property is insufficient for their payment as required by the first paragraph, No. 1372. However, such contract may be renewed from year to year. (n). 1586. The action to claim rescission must be commenced within four years. Common carriers, from the nature of their business and for reasons of public policy, are bound to observe extraordinary diligence in the vigilance over the goods and for the safety of the passengers transported by them, according to all the circumstances of each case. 1954. 1410. If the instrument is not recorded, the mortgage is nevertheless binding between the parties. … With respect to those which personally belong to the others, he may avail himself thereof only as regards that part of the debt for which the latter are responsible. Any stipulation to the contrary shall be void. 2222. Where the goods have not been delivered to the buyer, and the buyer has repudiated the contract of sale, or has manifested his inability to perform his obligations thereunder, or has committed a breach thereof, the seller may totally rescind the contract of sale by giving notice of his election so to do to the buyer. (n). 1611. (1777a), Art. Art. There may be a compromise upon the civil liability arising from an offense; but such compromise shall not extinguish the public action for the imposition of the legal penalty. However, no lease for more than ninety-nine years shall be valid. (1164). 1664. Ignorance of the law excuses no one from compliance therewith. 1883. Art. (1) Those whose cause, object or purpose is contrary to law, morals, good customs, public order or public policy; (2) Those which are absolutely simulated or fictitious; (3) Those whose cause or object did not exist at the time of the transaction; (4) Those whose object is outside the commerce of men; (5) Those which contemplate an impossible service; (6) Those where the intention of the parties relative to the principal object of the contract cannot be ascertained; (7) Those expressly prohibited or declared void by law. The creditor cannot appropriate the things given by way of pledge or mortgage, or dispose of them. 1353. The principles of the general law of trusts, insofar as they are not in conflict with this Code, the Code of Commerce, the Rules of Court and special laws are hereby adopted. (n), Art. Civil obligations give a right of action to compel their performance. The following contracts are rescissible: (1) Those which are entered into by guardians whenever the wards whom they represent suffer lesion by more than one-fourth of the value of the things which are the object thereof; (2) Those agreed upon in representation of absentees, if the latter suffer the lesion stated in the preceding number; (3) Those undertaken in fraud of creditors when the latter cannot in any other manner collect the claims due them; (4) Those which refer to things under litigation if they have been entered into by the defendant without the knowledge and approval of the litigants or of competent judicial authority; (5) All other contracts specially declared by law to be subject to rescission. (1471), Art. 1274. 1192. (n), Art. (n). (1549a), Art. (1) Those where one of the parties is incapable of giving consent to a contract; (2) Those where the consent is vitiated by mistake, violence, intimidation, undue influence or fraud. If ratification is made by the parents or guardians, as the case may be, of both contracting parties, the contract shall be validated from the inception. 1644. If the seller omit so to do, and the goods are lost or damaged in course of transit, the buyer may decline to treat the delivery to the carrier as a delivery to himself, or may hold the seller responsible in damages. 1867. (1271a), Art. 386 Civil Code of the Philippines, Book IV Obligations and Contracts, Title II Contracts, Chapter 9 Void or Inexistent Contracts … Contracts which be be proven by oral or parol evidence (i.e. Any clause giving one of the parties power to choose more arbitrators than the other is void and of no effect. (2) Prior to the time when the limited partner became such, the business has been carried on under a name in which his surname appeared. 2165. (1198a), Art. Where title to real property is in the partnership name, any partner may convey title to such property by a conveyance executed in the partnership name; but the partnership may recover such property unless the partner's act binds the partnership under the provisions of the first paragraph of article 1818, or unless such property has been conveyed by the grantee or a person claiming through such grantee to a holder for value without knowledge that the partner, in making the conveyance, has exceeded his authority. If there is no stipulation as specified in the first paragraph of article 1523, when the buyer's refusal to accept the goods is without just cause, the title thereto passes to him from the moment they are placed at his disposal. 1871. 1436. The rescission, in this case, shall only take place at the will of the vendee, when the inferior value of the thing sold exceeds one-tenth of the price agreed upon. The cost of such education shall be a part of the house helper's compensation, unless there is a stipulation to the contrary. The head of the family shall treat the house helper in a just and humane manner. 1159. (n), Art. 2218. (n), Art. Art. Until then the responsibility of the debtor shall be governed by the following rules: (1) If one of the things is lost through a fortuitous event, he shall perform the obligation by delivering that which the creditor should choose from among the remainder, or that which remains if only one subsists; (2) If the loss of one of the things occurs through the fault of the debtor, the creditor may claim any of those subsisting, or the price of that which, through the fault of the former, has disappeared, with a right to damages; (3) If all the things are lost through the fault of the debtor, the choice by the creditor shall fall upon the price of any one of them, also with indemnity for damages. There is fraud when, through insidious words or machinations of one of the contracting parties, the other is induced to enter into a contract which, without them, he would not have agreed to. The actions arising from Articles 1539 and 1542 shall prescribe in six months, counted from the day of delivery. 1761. (n), Art. If only the share of each partner in the profits has been agreed upon, the share of each in the losses shall be in the same proportion. 2012. Unless there is proof to the contrary, it is presumed that a person driving a motor vehicle has been negligent if at the time of the mishap, he was violating any traffic regulation. 1209. The agent, even if he should withdraw from the agency for a valid reason, must continue to act until the principal has had reasonable opportunity to take the necessary steps to meet the situation. Art. 1701. If the house helper is unjustly dismissed, he shall be paid the compensation already earned plus that for fifteen days by way of indemnity. 1749. Art. Art. 5, 6, and 7, while the extraordinary diligence for the safety of the passengers is further set forth in Articles 1755 and 1756. In case an extraordinary inflation or deflation of the currency stipulated should supervene, the value of the currency at the time of the establishment of the obligation shall be the basis of payment, unless there is an agreement to the contrary. (1) Those entered into in the name of another person by one who has been given no authority or legal representation, or who has acted beyond his powers; (2) Those that do not comply with the Statute of Frauds as set forth in this number. 1397. If the rent is weekly, the courts may likewise determine a longer period after the lessee has been in possession for over six months. (1) Specific property stated in the certificate as contributed by him, but which was not contributed or which has been wrongfully returned, and. 1576. If he has been authorized to lend money at interest, he cannot borrow it without the consent of the principal. Acceptance of the work by the employer relieves the contractor of liability for any defect in the work, unless: (1) The defect is hidden and the employer is not, by his special knowledge, expected to recognize the same; or, (2) The employer expressly reserves his rights against the contractor by reason of the defect. (n). (1513). (n), Art. Art. 1560. (2) So far unknown and inactive in partnership affairs that the business reputation of the partnership could not be said to have been in any degree due to his connection with it. The same rule applies to breaches of contract where the defendant acted fraudulently or in bad faith. The vendor cannot avail himself of the right of repurchase without returning to the vendee the price of the sale, and in addition: (1) The expenses of the contract, and any other legitimate payments made by reason of the sale; (2) The necessary and useful expenses made on the thing sold. 2253. (1499), Art. The depositor's heir who in good faith may have sold the thing which he did not know was deposited, shall only be bound to return the price he may have received or to assign his right of action against the buyer in case the price has not been paid him. Any waiver of an action for future fraud is void. Art. 1970. 1625. (n), Art. Art. The buyer is deemed to have accepted the goods when he intimates to the seller that he has accepted them, or when the goods have been delivered to him, and he does any act in relation to them which is inconsistent with the ownership of the seller, or when, after the lapse of a reasonable time, he retains the goods without intimating to the seller that he has rejected them. (2) For the unpaid price of real property sold, upon the immovable sold; (3) Claims of laborers, masons, mechanics and other workmen, as well as of architects, engineers and contractors, engaged in the construction, reconstruction or repair of buildings, canals or other works, upon said buildings, canals or other works; (4) Claims of furnishers of materials used in the construction, reconstruction, or repair of buildings, canals or other works, upon said buildings, canals or other works; (5) Mortgage credits recorded in the Registry of Property, upon the real estate mortgaged; (6) Expenses for the preservation or improvement of real property when the law authorizes reimbursement, upon the immovable preserved or improved; (7) Credits annotated in the Registry of Property, in virtue of a judicial order, by attachments or executions, upon the property affected, and only as to later credits; (8) Claims of co-heirs for warranty in the partition of an immovable among them, upon the real property thus divided; (9) Claims of donors or real property for pecuniary charges or other conditions imposed upon the donee, upon the immovable donated; (10) Credits of insurers, upon the property insured, for the insurance premium for two years. Art. The agency is revoked if the principal directly manages the business entrusted to the agent, dealing directly with third persons. 1835. 1607. Art. (n), Art. It is not essential to the validity of resale that notice of an intention to resell the goods be given by the seller to the original buyer. 1955. After the formation of a lifted partnership, additional limited partners may be admitted upon filing an amendment to the original certificate in accordance with the requirements of Article 1865. A conveyance by a partner of his whole interest in the partnership does not of itself dissolve the partnership, or, as against the other partners in the absence of agreement, entitle the assignee, during the continuance of the partnership, to interfere in the management or administration of the partnership business or affairs, or to require any information or account of partnership transactions, or to inspect the partnership books; but it merely entitles the assignee to receive in accordance with his contract the profits to which the assigning partner would otherwise be entitled. (1510), Art. (n), Art. 1327. Art. The excussion shall not take place: (1) If the guarantor has expressly renounced it; (2) If he has bound himself solidarily with the debtor; (4) When he has absconded, or cannot be sued within the Philippines unless he has left a manager or representative; (5) If it may be presumed that an execution on the property of the principal debtor would not result in the satisfaction of the obligation. There is no warranty against hidden defects of animals sold at fairs or at public auctions, or of live stock sold as condemned. (1849), Art. The pledgee may also bid, but his offer shall not be valid if he is the only bidder. 1285. 1559. (n), Art. (1493a). Subject to the provisions of this Title, notwithstanding that the ownership in the goods may have passed to the buyer, the unpaid seller of goods, as such, has: (1) A lien on the goods or right to retain them for the price while he is in possession of them; (2) In case of the insolvency of the buyer, a right of stopping the goods in transitu after he has parted with the possession of them; (3) A right of resale as limited by this Title; (4) A right to rescind the sale as likewise limited by this Title. The provisions of Article 2052 are applicable to a pledge or mortgage. 1829. The vendor is not bound to deliver the thing sold in case the vendee should lose the right to make use of the terms as provided in Article 1198. (1528). (1767a). (1263a), Art. : All Rights Reserved ReDiaz www.chanrobles.com.ph. On dissolution the partnership is not terminated, but continues until the winding up of partnership affairs is completed. 2137. The debtor, in this case, shall have a right to the extinguishment of the pledge or mortgage as the portion of the debt for which each thing is specially answerable is satisfied. Art. When any trustee, guardian or other person holding a fiduciary relationship uses trust funds for the purchase of property and causes the conveyance to be made to him or to a third person, a trust is established by operation of law in favor of the person to whom the funds belong. Art. The heir is not liable beyond the value of the property he received from the decedent. 1187. 1467. The provisions of this article are subject to any usage of trade, special agreement, or course of dealing between the parties. (n), Art. (n). Art. 1724. 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. Art. The lease of a piece of rural land, when its duration has not been fixed, is understood to have been for all the time necessary for the gathering of the fruits which the whole estate leased may yield in one year, or which it may yield once, although two or more years have to elapse for the purpose. Nothing in this Title, however, shall affect: (1) The provisions of any factors' act, recording laws, or any other provision of law enabling the apparent owner of goods to dispose of them as if he were the true owner thereof; (2) The validity of any contract of sale under statutory power of sale or under the order of a court of competent jurisdiction; (3) Purchases made in a merchant's store, or in fairs, or markets, in accordance with the Code of Commerce and special laws. 1743. 1677. 1653. Contracts are perfected by mere consent, and from that moment the parties are bound not only to the fulfillment of what has been expressly stipulated but also to all the consequences which, according to their nature, may be in keeping with good faith, usage and law. There is a mere act of trespass when the third person claims no right whatever. Unless otherwise agreed, the partners who have not wrongfully dissolved the partnership or the legal representative of the last surviving partner, not insolvent, has the right to wind up the partnership affairs, provided, however, that any partner, his legal representative or his assignee, upon cause shown, may obtain winding up by the court. Should the commission agent receive on a sale, in addition to the ordinary commission, another called a guarantee commission, he shall bear the risk of collection and shall pay the principal the proceeds of the sale on the same terms agreed upon with the purchaser. The lessee shall return the thing leased, upon the termination of the lease, as he received it, save what has been lost or impaired by the lapse of time, or by ordinary wear and tear, or from an inevitable cause. (n), Art. If a third party secures an obligation by pledging his own movable property under the provisions of Article 2085 he shall have the same rights as a guarantor under Articles 2066 to 2070, and Articles 2077 to 2081. (1523a). (n), Art. 1562. Art. 1793. (1468a), Art. Art. The judgment debtor is also responsible for eviction in judicial sales, unless it is otherwise decreed in the judgment. If through the creditor's acts the debtor cannot make a choice according to the terms of the obligation, the latter may rescind the contract with damages. The vendee is subrogated to the vendor's rights and actions. 1662. As for the profits, the industrial partner shall receive such share as may be just and equitable under the circumstances. The permission shall not be presumed, and its existence must be proved. (1176a), The consignation shall be ineffectual if it is not made strictly in consonance with the provisions which regulate payment. 1852. The commission agent shall be responsible for the goods received by him in the terms and conditions and as described in the consignment, unless upon receiving them he should make a written statement of the damage and deterioration suffered by the same. If at the first auction the thing is not sold, a second one with the same formalities shall be held; and if at the second auction there is no sale either, the creditor may appropriate the thing pledged. (n), Art. When goods are delivered to the buyer "on sale or return" to give the buyer an option to return the goods instead of paying the price, the ownership passes to the buyer of delivery, but he may revest the ownership in the seller by returning or tendering the goods within the time fixed in the contract, or, if no time has been fixed, within a reasonable time. A credit or other incorporeal right shall be considered in litigation from the time the complaint concerning the same is answered. However, if the person to whom the title is conveyed is a child, legitimate or illegitimate, of the one paying the price of the sale, no trust is implied by law, it being disputably presumed that there is a gift in favor of the child. Art. Confusion which takes place in the person of any of the latter does not extinguish the obligation. 2035. Two or more persons may also form a partnership for the exercise of a profession. 1620. The profit the seller would have made if the contract or the sale had been fully performed shall be considered in awarding the damages. He may demand the sale of only as many of the things as are necessary for the payment of the debt. Juridical Tie(efficient cause) - the relation that binds the parties to an obligation. 2112. The former is not presumed, except in cases expressly mentioned in this Code; the latter must be clearly established in order that it may take effect. 1588. (1095). 1240. If, in the case of the preceding article, there is a greater area or number in the immovable than that stated in the contract, the vendee may accept the area included in the contract and reject the rest. 1814. (1503), Art. 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