II. Benefits Conferred Under a Non-existent Duty
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Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 5 (1991): Restitution of Benefits Conferred without Obligation

11. The most typical situation of benefits conferred in the complete absence of legal duty (condictio indebiti) is that of money paid by mistake. But the class of cases falling under the general heading is broader in two respects. First, a benefit may have to be restored even where the claimant did not act under a mistake, as i…

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Izhak Englard, “II. Benefits Conferred Under a Non-existent Duty”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 15 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_100502>
First published online: 2018

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