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IV. Duty to Restore the Enrichment
(12,662 words)

Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 4 (1995): Unjust Enrichment in Eastern European Countries

A. Object and Content

i. Overview

118. Object of the duty to restore. – If the prerequisites of unjust enrichment are met, there arises a claim for the restitution of the gain acquired. Exceptionally the law provides for a different effect.

Thus where a person pays another’s debt by mistake and the creditor disposes of the evidence of, or security for, tha…

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Ewa Letowska, “IV. Duty to Restore the Enrichment”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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