(n), ARTICLE 1959. A will may be revoked by the testator at any time before his death. No particular words are required for the creation of an express trust, it being sufficient that a trust is clearly intended. Any stipulation that the arbitrators’ award or decision shall be final, is valid, without prejudice to articles 2038, 2039, and 2040. ARTICLE 1217. A widow may use the deceased husband’s surname as though he were still living, in accordance with article 370. (10a, Act 2710), Rights and Obligations Between Husband and Wife, ARTICLE 109. In a universal partnership of all present property, the property which belonged to each of the partners at the time of the constitution of the partnership, becomes the common property of all the partners, as well as all the profits which they may acquire therewith. 2 of article 1654. When in the contract of lease of things there is no express prohibition, the lessee may sublet the thing leased, in whole or in part, without prejudice to his responsibility for the performance of the contract toward the lessor. (1799a), ARTICLE 2015. (841a), ARTICLE 897. The lessee is obliged to bring to the knowledge of the proprietor, within the shortest possible time, every usurpation or untoward act which any third person may have committed or may be openly preparing to carry out upon the thing leased. All partners are liable solidarily with the partnership for everything chargeable to the partnership under articles 1822 and 1823. (n). Any stipulation to the contrary shall be void. Such will may be probated in the Philippines. (955a), ARTICLE 1011. (1957a), ARTICLE 1135. 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. ARTICLE 85. Support is everything that is indispensable for sustenance, dwelling, clothing and medical attendance, according to the social position of the family. (1066a), ARTICLE 1091. BOOK II PROPERTY, OWNERSHIP, AND ITS MODIFICATIONS Title I. These expenses shall be met first from the conjugal property, then from the husband’s capital, and lastly from the wife’s paraphernal property. (10a), ARTICLE 64. The contract must bind both contracting parties; its validity or compliance cannot be left to the will of one of them. In legal succession the share of the person who repudiates the inheritance shall always accrue to his co-heirs. ARTICLE 1955. (497) Piiodm, ARTICLE 590. (1768a). (n). (n), ARTICLE 1661. ARTICLE 2236. For the determination of the applicable law in cases which are not specified elsewhere in this Code, the following articles shall be observed: (Pars. ARTICLE 770. The determination shall not be obligatory if it is evidently inequitable. (588), Intermediate Distances and Works for Certain Constructions and Plantings, ARTICLE 677. In such case, the courts shall decide what is equitable under the circumstances. (n), ARTICLE 9. (2) Where by the terms of the document the carrier, warehouseman or other bailee issuing the same undertakes to deliver the goods to the order of a specified person, and such person or a subsequent indorsee of the document has indorsed it in blank or to the bearer. ARTICLE 1409. ARTICLE 1287. Support also includes the education of the person entitled to be supported until he completes his education or training for some profession, trade or vocation, even beyond the age of majority. (1972), ARTICLE 1154. The head of the family shall treat the house helper in a just and humane manner. Expenses for support, education, medical attendance, even in extraordinary illness, apprenticeship, ordinary equipment, or customary gifts are not subject to collation. (1) By merger in the same person of the ownership of the dominant and servient estates; (2) By nonuser for ten years; with respect to discontinuous easements, this period shall be computed from the day on which they ceased to be used; and, with respect to continuous easements, from the day on which an act contrary to the same took place; (3) When either or both of the estates fall into such condition that the easement cannot be used; but it shall revive if the subsequent condition of the estates or either of them should again permit its use, unless when the use becomes possible, sufficient time for prescription has elapsed, in accordance with the provisions of the preceding number; (4) By the expiration of the term or the fulfillment of the condition, if the easement is temporary or conditional; (5) By the renunciation of the owner of the dominant estate; (6) By the redemption agreed upon between the owners of the dominant and servient estates. (569a). A possessor deprived of his possession through forcible entry may within ten days from the filing of the complaint present a motion to secure from the competent court, in the action for forcible entry, a writ of preliminary mandatory injunction to restore him in his possession. Whenever the thing is essentially indivisible and the co-owners cannot agree that it be allotted to one of them who shall indemnify the others, it shall be sold and its proceeds distributed. The wife cannot, without the husband’s consent, acquire any property by gratuitous title, except from her ascendants, descendants, parents-in-law, and collateral relatives within the fourth degree. However, the following shall not prejudice the laborers, employees and furnishers of materials: (1) Payments made by the owner to the contractor before they are due; (2) Renunciation by the contractor of any amount due him from the owner. One who loses by eviction the thing received in barter may recover that which he gave in exchange with a right to damages, or he may only demand an indemnity for damages. If nothing has been stipulated concerning the place and the time for the payment of the lease, the provisions of article 1251 shall be observed as regards the place; and with respect to the time, the custom of the place shall be followed. The provisions of this Title are subject to the rules laid down by the Mortgage Law and the Land Registration Law with regard to immovable property. Donations during the marriage by one of the spouses to the children whom the other spouse had by another marriage, or to persons of whom the other spouse is a presumptive heir at the time of the donation are voidable, at the instance of the donor’s heirs after his death. ARTICLE 1076. (119a), ARTICLE 270. However, even though the object or service may be physically divisible, an obligation is indivisible if so provided by law or intended by the parties. Any stipulation between the hotel-keeper and the guest whereby the responsibility of the former as set forth in articles 1998 to 2001 is suppressed or diminished shall be void. The duration and terms of the suspension of the civil action or proceeding and similar matters shall be governed by such provisions of the rules of court as the Supreme Court shall promulgate. Any proprietor intending to make any excavation contemplated in the three preceding articles shall notify all owners of adjacent lands. (Rule 4), ARTICLE 2259. ARTICLE 700. The vote of the partners representing the controlling interest shall be necessary for such revocation of power. Implied trusts come into being by operation of law. In the sale of animals with redhibitory defects, the vendee shall also enjoy the right mentioned in article 1567; but he must make use thereof within the same period which has been fixed for the exercise of the redhibitory action. (767a). Between persons who are absent, the acceptance of the agency cannot be implied from the silence of the agent, except: (1) When the principal transmits his power of attorney to the agent, who receives it without any objection; (2) When the principal entrusts to him by letter or telegram a power of attorney with respect to the business in which he is habitually engaged as an agent, and he did not reply to the letter or telegram. The hotel-keeper is not liable for compensation if the loss is due to the acts of the guest, his family, servants or visitors, or if the loss arises from the character of the things brought into the hotel. (625). Continuous and apparent easements are acquired either by virtue of a title or by prescription of ten years. (419), ARTICLE 515. Such fault or negligence, if there is no pre-existing contractual relation between the parties, is called a quasi-delict and is governed by the provisions of this Chapter. Unless otherwise agreed, when the seller tenders delivery of goods to the buyer, he is bound, on request, to afford the buyer a reasonable opportunity of examining the goods for the purpose of ascertaining whether they are in conformity with the contract. ARTICLE 1206. ARTICLE 1825. Unless the wife has been declared a non compos mentis or a spendthrift, or is under civil interdiction or is confined in a leprosarium, the husband cannot alienate or encumber any real property of the conjugal partnership without the wife’s consent. Neither the right to receive legal support nor any money or property obtained as such support or any pension or gratuity from the government is subject to attachment or execution. The family is a basic social institution which public policy cherishes and protects. An heir who has alienated the whole or a considerable part of the real property adjudicated to him cannot maintain an action for rescission on the ground of lesion, but he shall have a right to be indemnified in cash. Impossible conditions, those contrary to good customs or public policy and those prohibited by law shall annul the obligation which depends upon them. (1478). (568a), ARTICLE 656. The partnership is bound to make good the loss: (1) Where one partner acting within the scope of his apparent authority receives money or property of a third person and misapplies it; and, (2) Where the partnership in the course of its business receives money or property of a third person and the money or property so received is misapplied by any partner while it is in the custody of the partnership. (1080), ARTICLE 1105. (1956a), ARTICLE 1134. If the owner should make the extraordinary repairs, he shall have a right to demand of the usufructuary the legal interest on the amount expended for the time that the usufruct lasts. ARTICLE 1616. If the testator has directed that a certain devise or legacy be paid in preference to others, it shall not suffer any reduction until the latter have been applied in full to the payment of the legitime. ARTICLE 402. Upon the death of the person who has set up the family home, the same shall continue, unless he desired otherwise in his will. In both cases, the legal heir shall be considered as called to the succession until the arrival of the period or its expiration. ARTICLE 138. ARTICLE 1433. ARTICLE 2146. Property held by the insolvent debtor as a trustee of an express or implied trust, shall be excluded from the insolvency proceedings. A marriage in articulo mortis may also be solemnized by the captain of a ship or chief of an airplane during a voyage, or by the commanding officer of a military unit, in the absence of a chaplain, during war. (1307a). This juridical relation does not arise in either of these instances: (1) When the property or business is not neglected or abandoned; (2) If in fact the manager has been tacitly authorized by the owner. (1959a). 2. (1065a), ARTICLE 1090. (933), ARTICLE 983. The following laws and regulations are hereby repealed: (1) Those parts and provisions of the Civil Code of 1889 which are in force on the date when this new Civil Code becomes effective; (2) The provisions of the Code of Commerce governing sales, partnership, agency, loan, deposit and guaranty; (3) The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure on prescription as far as inconsistent with this Code; and, (4) All laws, Acts, parts of Acts, rules of court, executive orders, and administrative regulations which are inconsistent with this Code. Where the buyer wrongfully neglects or refuses to accept and pay for the goods, the seller may maintain an action against him for damages for nonacceptance. I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and promulgate the Family Code of the Philippines, as follows: TITLE I. The responsibility of two or more agents, even though they have been appointed simultaneously, is not solidary, if solidarity has not been expressly stipulated. Every partner is an agent of the partnership for the purpose of its business, and the act of every partner, including the execution in the partnership name of any instrument, for apparently carrying on in the usual way the business of the partnership of which he is a member binds the partnership, unless the partner so acting has in fact no authority to act for the partnership in the particular matter, and the person with whom he is dealing has knowledge of the fact that he has no such authority. (n), ARTICLE 2012. (n). (1941), ARTICLE 1119. The other half shall be at the free disposal of the testator. ARTICLE 909. The court, at the instance of an interested party, or on its own motion, may order the establishment of a permanent trust, so that only the income from the property shall be used. If the property is mortgaged, the donor may redeem the mortgage, by paying the amount guaranteed, with a right to recover the same from the donee. Should the deposit consist of money, the provisions relative to agents in article 1896 shall be applied to the depositary. Should this easement be established in such a manner that its use may be continuous for all the needs of the dominant estate, establishing a permanent passage, the indemnity shall consist of the value of the land occupied and the amount of the damage caused to the servient estate. (1869), ARTICLE 2104. In order that the consignation of the thing due may release the obligor, it must first be announced to the persons interested in the fulfillment of the obligation. (n), ARTICLE 999. 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. Payment made by one of the solidary debtors extinguishes the obligation. Obligations arising from contracts have the force of law between the contracting parties and should be complied with in good faith. ARTICLE 1979. But the effect of the alienation or the mortgage, with respect to the co-owners, shall be limited to the portion which may be allotted to him in the division upon the termination of the co-ownership. The depositary may retain the thing in pledge until the full payment of what may be due him by reason of the deposit. A married woman of age may mortgage, encumber, alienate or otherwise dispose of her paraphernal property, without the permission of the husband, and appear alone in court to litigate with regard to the same. The possessor in bad faith shall reimburse the fruits received and those which the legitimate possessor could have received, and shall have a right only to the expenses mentioned in paragraph 1 of article 546 and in article 443. If the thing leased is totally destroyed by a fortuitous event, the lease is extinguished. A limited partner may receive from the partnership the share of the profits or the compensation by way of income stipulated for in the certificate; provided, that after such payment is made, whether from the property of the partnership or that of a general partner, the partnership assets are in excess of all liabilities of the partnership except liabilities to limited partners on account of their contributions and to general partners. 1 and 2 of article 1381 shall not take place with respect to contracts approved by the courts. No express trusts concerning an immovable or any interest therein may be proved by parol evidence. (n), ARTICLE 2143. (1277), ARTICLE 1355. It is understood that there is a tacit ratification if, with knowledge of the reason which renders the contract voidable and such reason having ceased, the person who has a right to invoke it should execute an act which necessarily implies an intention to waive his right. This action prescribes within one year, to be counted from the time the donor had knowledge of the fact and it was possible for him to bring the action. A document of title which is not in such form that it can be negotiated by delivery may be transferred by the holder by delivery to a purchaser or donee. Juridical capacity, which is the fitness to be the subject of legal relations, is inherent in every natural person and is lost only through death. If it is agreed that the work shall be accomplished to the satisfaction of the proprietor, it is understood that in case of disagreement the question shall be subject to expert judgment. (585a), ARTICLE 674. What is a reasonable hour is a question of fact. (1203), ARTICLE 1292. ARTICLE 438. All earnings from any profession, business or industry shall likewise belong to each spouse. (n), ARTICLE 1495. Ignorance of a judgment which may be revoked or set aside is not a valid ground for attacking a compromise. 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. Any injury to or benefit from the thing sold, after the contract has been perfected, from the moment of the perfection of the contract to the time of delivery, shall be governed by articles 1163 to 1165, and 1262. 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