Code Section

Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 2. PROPERTY [654 - 1422]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 13. )
  

PART 4. ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY [1000 - 1422]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 4. TRANSFER [1039 - 1231]

  ( Title 4 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Transfer of Personal Property [1135 - 1148]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted 1872. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Gifts [1146 - 1148]
  ( Article 3 enacted 1872. )

  
1147.  

A verbal gift is not valid, unless the means of obtaining possession and control of the thing are given, nor, if it is capable of delivery, unless there is an actual or symbolical delivery of the thing to the donee.

(Enacted 1872.)