Article 887. The form of the contract of storage.
1. The storage contract must be concluded in writing in the cases specified in Article 161 subparagraph 2 of paragraph 1 of Article 161) compliance with the written form is required if the value of the thing being transferred to storage exceeds at least ten times the statutory minimum wage.
The storage contract, which provides for the custodian’s obligation to accept the thing for storage, must be concluded in writing, regardless of the composition of the parties to this contract and the value of the thing being deposited.
The transfer of things for storage in emergency situations (fire, natural disaster, sudden illness, threat of attack, etc.) can be evidenced by testimony.
2. A simple written form of a contract of storage shall be considered complied with, if the acceptance of the thing for storage is certified by the custodian by issuing to the bailor:
safe receipt, receipt, certificate or other document signed by the custodian;
a numbered token (number), other mark certifying acceptance of things for storage, if such form of confirmation of acceptance of things for storage is provided by law or other legal act, or is common for this type of storage.
3. Non-observance of the simple written form of the contract of storage does not deprive the parties of the right to refer to testimony in the event of a dispute about the identity of the thing accepted for storage and the thing returned by the custodian.
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References to other articles of chapter 47. Storage:
Article 886. Storage Contract.
Article 888. Fulfillment of the obligation to accept a thing for storage.
Article 889. Period of Storage.
Article 890. Storage of things with impersonality.
Article 891. The duty of the keeper to ensure the safety of things.
Article 892. Use of the thing deposited.
Article 893. Changes in storage conditions.
Article 894. Storage of things with dangerous properties.
Article 895. The transfer of things for storage to a third party.
Article 896. Remuneration for storage.
Article 897. Reimbursement of storage costs.
Article 898. Extraordinary storage expenses.
Article 899. The obligation of the bailor to take the thing back.
Article 900. The duty of the keeper to return the thing.
Article 901. Basis of the custodian’s liability.
Article 902. The size of the custodian.
Article 903. Reimbursement of damages caused to the custodian.
Article 904. Termination of storage at the request of the bailor.
Article 905. Application of general provisions on storage to its individual types.
Article 906. Storage by virtue of law.
Article 907. Warehouse Contract.
Article 908. Storage of goods by a public warehouse.
Article 909. Inspection of goods during their receipt by the warehouse and during storage.
Article 910. Changes in storage conditions and condition of goods.
Article 911. Checking the quantity and condition of the goods when returning it to the merchant.
Article 912. Warehouse documents.
Article 913. Double warehouse certificate.
Article 914. Rights of holders of warehouse and pledge certificates.
Article 915. Transfer of warehouse and pledge certificates.
Article 916. Issuance of goods on a double warehouse certificate.
Article 917. A simple warehouse certificate.
Article 918. Storage of things with the right to dispose of them.