Article 227. Find.

1. The finder of the lost thing is obliged to immediately notify the person who lost it, or the owner of the thing or someone else known to him who has the right to receive it, and return the found thing to that person. If a thing is found indoors or on transport, it must be handed over to a person representing the owner of the premises or means of transport. In this case, the person to whom the find was handed over, acquires rights and bears the duties of the person who has found the thing. 2. If the person who has the right to demand the return of the found thing, or his place of stay is unknown, the finder of the thing must declare the find to the police or local government. 3. The finder of the thing has the right to keep it in his possession or to deposit it with the police, local government body or the person indicated by them. A perishable thing or thing, the costs of storage of which are incommensurably large compared to its value, can be realized by the finder of the thing with the receipt of written evidence certifying the amount of revenue. The money raised from the sale of the item found is refundable to the person entitled to receive it. 4. The finder of the thing is responsible for its loss or damage only in case of intent or gross negligence and within the limits of the value of the thing.

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References to other articles of chapter 14. Acquisition of title:
Article 218. Grounds for the acquisition of property rights.
Article 219. The emergence of ownership of the newly created real estate.
Article 220. Recycling.
Article 221. Appeal to the property of the public to collect things.
Article 222. Unauthorized construction.
Article 223. The moment of occurrence of the right of ownership of the acquirer under the contract.
Article 224. Transfer of things.
Article 225. Ownerless Things
Article 226. Movable things that the owner refused.
Article 228. The acquisition of ownership of the find.
Article 229. Reimbursement of expenses related to the discovery and reward to the finder of the thing.
Article 230. Stray animals.
Article 231. Acquisition of ownership rights to stray animals.
Article 232. Reimbursement of expenses for the maintenance of neglected animals and remuneration for them.
Article 233. Treasure.
Article 234. Acquisition of prescription.