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The Law of Obligations is one of the component private law elements of the civil law system of law (as well as of mixed legal systems, such as Scotland, South Africa, and Louisiana) and encompasses contractual obligations, quasi-contractual obligations such as enrichment without cause and extra-contractual obligations. For other uses of civil law, see civil law. ... For other uses, see Law (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... The following analysis is based on English law. ...


The Law of Obligations is one of the branches of the civil law which includes the Property law and Law of Hypothecs, the Law of Persons, Family Law, Succession law and the Law of Prescription. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Hypothec (Lat. ... Family Law was a television drama starring Kathleen Quinlan as a divorced lawyer who attempted to start her own law firm after her lawyer husband took all their old clients. ... An order of succession is a formula or algorithm that determines who inherits an office upon the death, resignation, or removal of its current occupant. ...


The Law of Obligations finds its origins in Roman law. Using the term Roman law in a broader sense, one may say that Roman law is not only the legal system of ancient Rome but the law that was applied throughout most of Europe until the end of the 18th century. ...


The Law of Obligations seeks to organize and regulate the voluntary and semi-voluntary legal relations available between moral and natural persons under as (1) obligations under contracts, both innominate and nominate (for example: sales, gift, lease, carriage, mandate, association, deposit, loan, employment, insurance, gaming and arbitration), (2) in unjust enrichment, (3) management of the property of another (or "negotiorum gestio", the name taken from Roman Law), (4) the reception of the thing not due and (5) the various forms of extra-contractual responsibility between persons known as delicts and quasi-delicts, which are similar to tort and negligence, respectively, at common law. Despite the relatively distinct nature of these various sources of obligations, they are considered together under a law of obligations on the basis that all are instances where a debtor has a duty to execute a certain performance towards a creditor. In jurisprudence, a natural person is a human being perceptible through the senses and subject to physical laws, as opposed to an artificial or juristic person, i. ... Sales are the activities involved in providing products or services in return for money or other compensation. ... Love gift Man presents a cut of meat to a youth with a hoop. ... This article or section should include material from Tenancy agreement A lease is a contract conveying from one person (the lessor) to another person (the lessee) the right to use and control some article of property for a specified period of time (the term), without conveying ownership, in exchange for... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Loan (disambiguation). ... This article is about work. ... Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent loss. ... Caravaggio, The Cardsharps, c. ... Arbitration is a legal technique for the resolution of disputes outside the courts, wherein the parties to a dispute refer it to one or more persons (the arbitrators or arbitral tribunal), by whose decision (the award) they agree to be bound. ... Delict is a French word and a legal term in civil law which signifies a wilful wrong, similar to the common law concept of tort though differing in many substantive ways. ... Quasi-delict is a French legal term used in civil law jurisdictions, encompassing the common law concept of negligence as the breach of a non-wilful extra-contractual obligation to third parties. ... Not to be confused with torte, an iced cake. ... This article concerns the common-law legal system, as contrasted with the civil law legal system; for other meanings of the term, within the field of law, see common law (disambiguation). ... In economics a debtor (or a borrower) owes money to a creditor. ... A creditor is a party (e. ...


== Sources of obligations ==fffff

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Contracts

Quasi-contracts

Extra-contractual obligations

Constitution and extinction of obligations

Essential elements of the obligations

See also


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Obligation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (243 words)
There are also obligations in other normative contexts, such as obligations of etiquette, social obligations, and possibly the "obligation" to spell words correctly.
Obligations are generally granted in return for an increase in an individual’s rights or power.
Common legal obligations for citizens include the need to participate as a juror if called upon and pay taxes, which is granted in return for the right to participate in the electoral process and the financial and physical protection by the state.
Louisiana Civil Law Obligations (1943 words)
An obligation is exigible if and only if (i) it is a civil obligation and (ii) it is not, at the moment at which the qualification is to be made, subject to any suspensive temporal modalities.
That is true if (i) the obligation is certain and (ii) the parties thereto, though in disagreement as to the full value of the obligation, agree that the obligation is worth "at least" this or that specified amount.
Under that article, compensation between the obligee and a solidary obligor was supposed to extinguish the solidary obligation dollar-for-dollar up to the value of the obligation that the obligee owed the solidary obligor, just as would have happened had the solidary obligor rendered performance to the obligee in that amount.
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