Code Section

Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3273]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )
  

PART 4. OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS [1738 - 3273.16]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 12. INDEMNITY [2772 - 2784.5]

  ( Title 12 enacted 1872. )
  
2772.  

Indemnity is a contract by which one engages to save another from a legal consequence of the conduct of one of the parties, or of some other person.

(Enacted 1872.)