Code Section

Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]

  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 16. )
  

PART 1. RELIEF [3274 - 3428]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 2. COMPENSATORY RELIEF [3281 - 3361]

  ( Title 2 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Damages in General [3281 - 3296]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted 1872. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Interest as Damages [3287 - 3291]
  ( Article 2 enacted 1872. )

  
3288.  

In an action for the breach of an obligation not arising from contract, and in every case of oppression, fraud, or malice, interest may be given, in the discretion of the jury.

(Enacted 1872.)