The Spanish Civil Code in Force in Spain, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines
ISBN 1150096551 (1-150-09655-1)
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Softcover, General Books LLC, 2012
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Book summary: This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Government or the courts, shall be continued in accordance with preceding legislation, unless the fathers or petitioners for such grace desist from these proceedings and prefer those established in this Code. Rights to the inheritance of persons who have died, with or without a will, before this Code is in force, shall be ruled by the preceding legislation. The inheritances of those who die after that time, with or without a testement, shall be adjudicated and distributed according to this Code, but complying, in so far as the latter permits it, with the testamentary provisions. Therefore, the legitimes, advantages, and legacies shall be respected; but their amounts shall be reduced, when it is not possible, in any other manner, to give to each participant in the inheritance, the portion corresponding to him, according to this Code. 13. Cases, not directly comprised in the preceding provisions, shall be determined by applying the principles on which they are founded. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS. 1. The President of the Supreme Court and those of the Territorial Audiencias shall transmit to the Secretary of Grace and Justice, at the end of each year, a report in which, referring to the affairs of which the civil branches have taken cognizance during the same year, they may point out the deficiencies and doubts which they have met in applying this Code. They shall state, in detail in the same, the questions and points of law controverted, and the articles or omissions of the Code which have given cause for doubts to the Court. 2. The Secretary of Grace and Justice shall transmit these reports and a copy of the civil statistics of the same year to the General Commission on Codification. 3 In v iew of this data, of the progress made in other countries, which may be utiliz...
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