Article 1154. Deadline for accepting an inheritance.
1. An inheritance may be accepted within six months from the date of opening the inheritance. In the event of the opening of the inheritance on the day of the alleged death of a citizen (clause 1 of Article 1114), the inheritance may be accepted within six months from the date the court decision on declaring him dead comes into force. 2. If the right of inheritance arises for other persons as a result of the heir’s refusal from the inheritance or the removal of the heir on the grounds established by Article 1117 of this Code, such persons may accept the inheritance within six months from the day their inheritance rights arise. 3. Persons for whom the right of inheritance arises only as a result of non-acceptance of the inheritance by another heir may accept the inheritance within three months from the date of expiry of the period specified in paragraph 1 of this article.
References to other articles of chapter 64. Acquisition of an inheritance: