Article 577. Refusal to execute a gift contract.

1. A donor has the right to refuse to perform a contract containing a promise to transfer a thing or a right to a donee in the future, or to release a donee from a property obligation, if after entering into a contract the property or marital status or donor’s health has changed so much that the execution of the contract in the new conditions will lead to a significant decrease level of his life. 2. A donor shall have the right to refuse to perform a contract containing a promise to transfer a thing or a right in the future to the donee, or to release the donee from his property obligation, on the grounds giving him the right to cancel the donation (clause 1 of Article 578). 3. The refusal of the donor to perform the contract of donation on the grounds provided for by clauses 1 and 2 of this article does not give the donee the right to claim damages.

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Links to other articles of chapter 32. Donation:
Article 572. The contract of donation.
Article 573. Refusal of the donee to accept the gift.
Article 574. The form of the contract of donation.
Article 575. Prohibition of donation.
Article 576. Restrictions on donations.
Article 578. Cancellation of a gift.
Article 579. Cases in which the refusal to execute a gift contract and the cancellation of a gift are impossible.
Article 580. Consequences of harm due to deficiencies of the donated thing.
Article 581. Succession at the promise of donation.
Article 582. Donations.