Article 177. Invalidity of a transaction made by a citizen who is unable to understand the significance of his actions or to direct them.
1. A transaction made by a citizen, although capable of being, but at the time of its commission in such a state when he was not able to understand the significance of his actions or direct them, may be recognized by the court as invalid by the claim of this citizen or other persons whose rights or interests protected by law are violated as a result of its commission. 2. A transaction made by a citizen who was subsequently recognized as incapacitated may be declared invalid by a court at the request of his guardian, if it is proved that at the time of the transaction the citizen was not able to understand the meaning of his actions or direct them. 3. If the transaction is recognized as invalid on the basis of this article, the rules provided for in paragraphs two and three of clause 1 of Article 171 of this Code are applied accordingly.
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