Greek civil code. Front Cover. Greece. - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book Bibliographic information. QR code for Greek civil code. Title, Greek Civil Code. Author, Greece. Translated by, Constantine Taliadoros. Publisher, Ant. N. Sakkoulas Publishers, Original from, the University of. Following the recent publication of the first volume (including the first two Books of the Greek Civil Code [General Principles, Law of Obligation]), this second.
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Article-by-article interpretation (First Volume) Book (printed) + e Book This volume comprises the first two Books of the Greek Civil Code [General Principles, . Get this from a library! Greek civil code. [Constantine Taliadoros; Greece.]. Following the division of the Greek Civil Code in Five Books, the Greek civil law is divided into the following five parts: a. General Principles: in the general.
Disinheritance is permitted in specific cases. Family law and defined inheritance rules Yes.
Family law is regulated in the fourth book of the Greek Civil Code and family relationships are identical to all other legal systems deriving from Roman Law. Inheritance rules cover both testate and intestate succession, in which case the law foresees six categories of heirs: i Children. Secret testament: the testator writes the testament and gives it to a notary public for safeguarding; even the notary public is unaware of its contents. Public testament: the testator dictates his testament to the notary public in the presence of either three witnesses or a second notary public and one witness.
All respective legislation is in the Greek Civil Code. Estate planning Use of trusts in estate planning The trust is an unknown concept in Greek law.
The only concept that is remotely comparable is a rarely used trust-legacy, if someone wants to give a lifelong donation or benefit to a physical or legal entity mostly used with non-profit organisations. Use of foundations in estate planning Foundations are not very common in practice, with the exception of enormous real estate property e. Onassis Foundation , mostly because of the high bureaucratic requirements for the establishment of a foundation, which must be performed by presidential decree.
Types of entities Personal companies are the sole proprietorship, general partnership and limited general partnership, in which the named partners bear all responsibility for the debts of the company, and their private property is also liable. The first statute that used this denomination was the Codex Maximilianeus bavaricus civilis of in Bavaria, still using the Latin language.
In Austria, the first step towards fully-fledged codification were the yet incomplete Codex Theresianus compiled between and , the Josephinian Code and the complete West Galician Code enacted as a test in Galicia in One of the very first countries to follow up through legal transplants in codification was Serbia , the Serbian Civil Code Meanwhile, the French Napoleonic code Code Civil was enacted in after only a few years of preparation, but it was a child of the French Revolution , which is strongly reflected by its content.
The French code was the most influential one because it was introduced in many countries standing under French occupation during the Napoleonic Wars.
In particular, countries such as Italy , the Benelux countries, Spain , Portugal with the Civil Code of , later replaced by the Civil Code of , which is strongly influenced by the German BGB , the Latin American countries, the province of Quebec in Canada , the state of Louisiana in the United States , and all other former French colonies which base their civil law systems to a strong extent on the Napoleonic Code. The late 19th century and the beginning 20th century saw the emergence of the School of Pandectism , whose work peaked in the German Civil Code BGB , which was enacted in in the course of Germany's national unification project, and in the Swiss Civil Code Zivilgesetzbuch of Those two codes had been most advanced in their systematic structure and classification from fundamental and general principles to specific areas of law e.
This has replaced most of the Compilation of the Civil Law of Catalonia, several special laws and two partial codes. Only the Sixth book, relating to obligations and contracts, has to be approved. In Europe, apart from the common law countries of the United Kingdom and Ireland, only Scandinavia remained untouched by the codification movement.
The particular tradition of the civil code originally enacted in a country is often thought to have a lasting influence on the methodology employed in legal interpretation. Scholars of comparative law and economists promoting the legal origins theory of financial development usually subdivide the countries of the civil law tradition as belonging either to the French, Scandinavian or German group the latter including Germany, Austria, Switzerland , Liechtenstein , Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.
See also: European civil code Civil codes in the Americas[ edit ] The first civil code promulgated in Canada was that of New Brunswick of , inspired by the project of the French civil code, known as the Projet de l'an VIII project of the 8th year ; nevertheless, in a Digeste de la loi civile was sanctioned. In the United States , codification appears to be widespread at a first glance, but U. For example, the California Civil Code largely codifies common law doctrine and is very different in form and content from all other civil codes.
The Mexican state of Oaxaca promulgated the first Latin American civil code in , copying the French civil code. The latest, with some changes, was adopted by Costa Rica in The Dominican Republic , in , put into force the original Napoleonic code, in French language a translation in Spanish was published in In , Peru promulgated its own civil code based on a project of , which was not a simple copy or imitation of the French one, but presented a more original text based on the Castillan law of Roman origin that was previously in force on the Peruvian territory.
This code was integrally adopted by Ecuador in ; El Salvador in ; Venezuela in only during that year ; Nicaragua in ; Honduras in until , and again since ; Colombia in ; and Panama after its separation from Colombia in It was replaced in by a new Civil Code of Quebec , which came into effect in