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IV. Payment Under Mistake
(23,978 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

A. Introduction

49. Where the payor paid under mistake a debt for which he was not liable, he may be entitled to restitution from the person who receiv…

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Daniel Friedmann and Nili Cohen, “IV. Payment Under Mistake”, 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 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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