Civil Code of the Russian Federation: Parts One, Two and Three

Hardcover | March 25, 2004

EditorWilliam E. Butler

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This volume provides a complete and authoritative English translation of Parts I, II, and III of the Russian Civil Code, which entered into force in complete form in March 2002. The Civil Code is the central document of market reforms in Russia, dealing with the law of persons (includingcompanies), ownership, contract in all forms, tort, unjust enrichment, inheritance, and private international law. It has been translated from the Russian by Professor Butler, an acknowledged expert in the field, and benefits from a detailed article-by-article table of contents, a thoroughsubject-index to the Code, and a Russian-English glossary of civil law terms. An essential tool for any practitioner or student of Russian Law, Civil Code of the Russian Federation will be published alongside a collection of translated Russian Company and Commercial Legislation (0199261520) and the second edition of Professor Butler's acclaimed text on Russian Law(0199254001).

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This volume provides a complete and authoritative English translation of Parts I, II, and III of the Russian Civil Code, which entered into force in complete form in March 2002. The Civil Code is the central document of market reforms in Russia, dealing with the law of persons (includingcompanies), ownership, contract in all forms, tor...

William E. Butler is Professor of Comparative Law at University College London, an Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, and Director of the Vinogradoff Institute, University College London. He was formerly Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers CIS Law Firm in Moscow, and continues to have a Moscow-based consultan...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.43 inPublished:March 25, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199261539

ISBN - 13:9780199261536

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Table of Contents

PrefaceEditor's Introduction: On the Civil CodeDetailed Table of Contents of Civil CodePART ONESection I: General ProvisionsBasic Provisions1. Civil Legislation2. Origin of Civil Rights and Duties, and Effectuation and Defence of Civil RightsPersons3. Citizens (Natural Persons)4. Juridical Persons5. Participation of Russian Federation, Subjects of the Russian Federation and Municipal Formations in Relations Regulated by Civil LegislationObjects of Civil Rights6. General Provisions7. Securities8. Nonmaterial Benefits and the Defence ThereofTransactions and Representation9. Transactions10. Representation and Power of AttorneyPeriods and Limitations11. Calculation of Periods12. LimitationsSection II: The Right of Ownership and Other Rights to a Thing13. General Provisions14. Acquisition of Right of Ownership15. Termination of Right of Ownership16. Common Ownership17. Right of Ownership and Other Rights to Thing in Land18. Rights of Ownership and Other Rights to Thing in Dwelling Premises19. Right of Economic Jurisdiction, Right of Operative Management20. Defence of Right of Ownership and Other Rights to ThingSection III: General Part of the Law of ObligationsGeneral Provisions on Obligations21. Concept of and Parties to Obligations22. Performance of Obligations23. Securing Performance of Obligations24. Change of Persons in Obligation25. Responsibility for Violation of Obligations26. Termination of ObligationsGeneral Provisions on Contract27. Concept and Conditions of Contract28. Conclusion of Contract29. Change and Dissolution of ContractPART TWOSection IV: Individual Types of Obligations30. Purchase-Sale31. Barter32. Gift33. Rent and Maintenance of Dependent for Life34. Lease35. Hire of Dwelling Premises36. Uncompensated Use37. Independent Work38. Fulfilment of Scientific Research, Experimental Construction Design, and Technological Work39. Compensated Rendering of Services40. Carriage41. Transport Expediting42. Loan and Credit43. Financing Under Assignment of Monetary Demand44. Bank Deposit45. Bank Account46. Settlement of Account47. Keeping48. Insurance49. Commission50. Actions in Another's Interest Without Commission51. Commission Agency52. Agency53. Trust Management of Property54. Commercial Concession55. Simple Partnership56. Public Promise of Reward57. Public Competition58. Conducting Games and Betting59. Obligations as Consequence of Causing Harm60. Obligations as Consequence of Unfounded EnrichmentPART THREESection V: Inheritance Law61. General Provisions on Inheriting62. Inheriting by Will63. Inheriting by Operation of Law64. Acquisition of Inheritance65. Inheriting of Individual Types of PropertySection VI: International Private Law66. General Provisions67. Law Subject to Application When Determining Legal Status of Persons68. Law Subject to Application to Property and Personal Nonproperty RelationsFederal Law on the Introduction into Operation of Part One of the Civil Code of the Russian FederationFederal Law on the Introduction into Operation of Part Two of the Civil Code of the Russian FederationFederal Law on the Introduction into Operation of Part Three of the Civil Code of the Russian FederationGlossary of Legal TermsIndex

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`Review from other book by this author It is a book of encyclopaedic dimensions, useful to many teachers, students, researchers and practising lawyers...Very welcome also is the final chapter on resource materials. Because of its coverage of what might be termed 'business law' (including thelaw of foreign investment and trade) William E Butler's book will be a welcome addition to the library of any practising lawyer who anticipates contact with Russian Law. The detailed notes about available databases on Russian law in the final chapter make it particuarly valuable in this regard ...scholarly and detailed.'Jane McGregor, Seer, 78, 3, 2000.