Article 971. The contract agreement.
1. Under the contract of assignment, one party (attorney) undertakes to perform certain legal actions on behalf of and at the expense of the other party (principal). The rights and obligations under the transaction made by the attorney arise directly from the principal. 2. The contract of assignment may be concluded with an indication of the period during which the attorney is entitled to act on behalf of the principal, or without such indication.
References to other articles of chapter 49. Assignment: