SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.35 número3IDONEIDAD DEL PROFESOR DE RELIGIÓNDAÑOS POR ACCIDENTE VEHICULAR EN CARRETERA CONCESIONADA RUTA 5 SUR TRAMO TALCA CHILLAN índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

  • No hay articulos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados

  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO

Revista chilena de derecho

versión On-line ISSN 0718-3437

Resumen

CARVAJAL, Patricio-Ignacio. MAKING EARNEST PAYMENTS WITH A CHECK. Rev. chil. derecho [online]. 2008, vol.35, n.3, pp. 525-531. ISSN 0718-3437.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-34372008000300007.

This article criticizes the referenced decision on the grounds that it is perfectly permissible to make an earnest payment by check. It is not given as a guarantee but constitutes one, which is different. As an earnest payment requires delivery to be legally effective, one may logically conclude that this type of commercial paper is given as a payment, rendering the check absolutely valid for this purpose. In addition, the down payment is a separate matter from the application of the penalty clause. For that reason, it is impermissible to sanction an earnest payment via the legal provisions of the penalty clause.

Palabras llave : earnest payment; contract of sale and purchase; check; penalty clause; guarantee.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · pdf en Español