Article 229. Reimbursement of expenses related to the discovery and reward to the finder of the thing.

1. The finder and returning the thing to the person entitled to receive it has the right to receive from this person, and in cases of transferring things into municipal property, from the relevant local authority reimbursement of necessary expenses related to storage, delivery or sale of the thing, as well as costs for detection of the person entitled to receive the item. 2. The finder of the thing shall have the right to demand from the person authorized to receive the thing a reward for the discovery in the amount of up to twenty percent of the value of the thing. If the item found is of value only to the person entitled to receive it, the amount of remuneration is determined by agreement with that person. The right to remuneration does not arise if the finder of the thing did not declare the find or tried to conceal it.

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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 227. Find.
Article 228. The acquisition of ownership of the find.
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.