Article 901. Basis of the custodian’s liability.
1. The keeper is responsible for the loss, shortage or damage of things accepted for storage on the grounds provided for by Article 401 of this Code.
The professional keeper is responsible for the loss, shortage or damage of things, if he does not prove that the loss, shortage or damage occurred due to force majeure, or due to the properties of things that the keeper, taking it for storage, did not know and should not have known either as a result of intent or gross negligence of the depositor.
2. For the loss, shortage, or damage of items accepted for storage after the depositor’s obligation to return these items (clause 1 of Article 899), the custodian is only responsible if he has intent or gross negligence.
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References to other articles of chapter 47. Storage:
Article 886. Storage Contract.
Article 887. The form of the contract of storage.
Article 888. Fulfillment of the obligation to accept a thing for storage.
Article 889. Period of Storage.
Article 890. Storage of items with impersonality.
Article 891. The duty of the keeper to ensure the safety of things.
Article 892. The 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 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.
Article 919. Storage at a pawnshop.
Article 920. Unclaimed items of a pawnshop.
Article 921. Storage of valuables in a bank.
Article 922. Storage of valuables in an individual bank safe.
Article 923. Storage in transport organizations' storage chambers.
Article 924. Storage in the wardrobe of organizations.
Article 925. Storage at the hotel.
Article 926. Storage of things that are the subject of a dispute (sequestration).