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II. Payment to Protect Another’s Interest
(9,669 words)

Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 10 (1991): Payment of Another’s Debt

Completed 1985; partly updated 1989.

Daniel Friedmann and Nili Cohen

25. This subchapter is concerned with the case in which the payor’s act was prompted by the altruistic motive to protect another party, a typical negotiorum gestio situation. Payment of another’s debt concerns in addition to the payor at least two other pa…

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Daniel Friedmann and Nili Cohen, “II. Payment to Protect Another’s Interest”, 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 22 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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