Article 1135. Powers of the executor of the will.
1. The powers of the executor of the will are based on the will, by which he is appointed the executor, and are certified by a certificate issued by a notary. 2. Unless otherwise provided in the will, the executor of the will shall take the measures necessary for the execution of the will, including: 1) to ensure the transfer to the heirs of the inherited property due to them in accordance with the will of the testator and the law expressed in the will; 2) take measures independently or through a notary to protect and manage the inheritance in the interests of the heirs; 3) to receive money and other property due to the testator for transfer to their heirs if this property is not subject to transfer to other persons (paragraph 1 of Article 1183); 4) to execute a testamentary charge or to demand from the heirs the performance of a testamentary refusal (Article 1137) or a testamentary charge (Article 1139). 3. The executor of the will shall have the right, on his own behalf, to conduct cases related to the execution of the will, including in court, other state bodies and state institutions.
References to other articles of chapter 62. Inheritance by will: