Article 1159. Ways of non-inheritance.
1. Refusal of inheritance is made by filing at the place of opening of the inheritance to the notary or authorized in accordance with the law to issue a certificate of the right to inheritance to an official of the application of the heir to refuse the inheritance. 2. In the case when the application for refusal of the inheritance is submitted to the notary not by the heir himself, but by another person or sent by mail, the signature of the heir on such a statement must be attested in the manner specified in paragraph 2 of paragraph 1 of Article 1153 of this Code. 3. Refusal of inheritance through a representative is possible if the power of attorney specifically provides the authority for such refusal. For the refusal of the legal representative of the inheritance power of attorney is not required.
References to other articles of chapter 64. Acquisition of an inheritance: