Article 395. Responsibility for the default of a monetary obligation.
1. For using other people's funds as a result of their unlawful withholding, evasion of their return, other delay in their payment or unjustified receipt or savings at the expense of another person, interest on the amount of these funds shall be paid. The amount of interest is determined by the creditor existing in the residence of the creditor, and if the creditor is a legal entity, at its location the discount rate of bank interest on the day of the fulfillment of the monetary obligation or its corresponding part. When collecting a debt in court, the court may satisfy the creditor’s claim on the basis of the discount rate of bank interest on the day the claim is filed or on the day the decision is rendered. These rules apply if a different interest rate is not established by law or by contract. 2. If the losses caused to the creditor by unlawful use of his funds exceed the amount of interest due to him in accordance with clause 1 of this article, he shall have the right to demand compensation from the debtor in excess of this amount. 3. Interest on the use of foreign funds shall be charged on the day of payment of the amount of these funds to the creditor, unless a law, other legal acts or the contract provide for a shorter period for calculating interest.
References to other articles of chapter 25. Responsibility for violation of obligations: