Article 1126. Closed will.

1. The testator has the right to make a will without giving other persons, including the notary, the opportunity to familiarize themselves with its content (closed will). 2. The closed will shall be personally written and signed by the testator. Failure to comply with these rules entails the invalidity of the will. 3. The closed will in the sealed envelope is transferred by the testator to the notary in the presence of two witnesses who put their signatures on the envelope. An envelope signed by witnesses is sealed in their presence by a notary in another envelope in which the notary makes an inscription containing information about the testator from whom the closed will was accepted by the notary, the place and date of adoption, the name, patronymic and residence of each witness in accordance with an identity document. When accepting an envelope with a closed will from the testator, the notary must explain to the testator the content of paragraph 2 of this article and article 1149 of this Code and write the corresponding inscription on the second envelope, as well as issue a document confirming the acceptance of the closed will to the testator. 4. Upon submission of the death certificate of the person who made the closed will, the notary no later than fifteen days from the date of presentation of the certificate opens the envelope with the will in the presence of at least two witnesses and who wish to attend the interested persons from among the heirs by law. After opening the envelope, the text of the will contained in it is immediately announced by the notary, after which the notary draws up and together with the witnesses signs a protocol certifying the opening of the envelope with the will and containing the full text of the will. The original will is kept by the notary. Heirs issued a notarized copy of the protocol.

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References to other articles of chapter 62. Inheritance by will:
Article 1118. General Provisions.
Article 1119. Freedom of the will.
Article 1120. The right to bequeath any property.
Article 1121. The purpose and purpose of the heir in the will.
Article 1122. Shares of heirs in bequest property.
Article 1123. Mystery of the will.
Article 1124. General rules concerning the form and procedure for making a will.
Article 1125. Notarized testament.
Article 1127. Wills, equated to notarially certified wills.
Article 1128. Testamentary dispositions of cash rights in banks.
Article 1129. Emergency Testament.
Article 1130. Cancellation and modification of a will.
Article 1131. Invalidity of the will.
Article 1132. Interpretation of the will.
Article 1133. Execution of the will.
Article 1134. Executor of the will.
Article 1135. Powers of the executor of the will.
Article 1136. Reimbursement of expenses related to the execution of a will.
Article 1137. Testamentary refusal.
Article 1138. Execution of a testamentary refusal.
Article 1139. Testamentary Laying.
Article 1140. Transfer to other heirs of the obligation to execute a testamentary refusal or testamentary charge.