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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 1. Transfers in General [1039 - 1090.5]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted 1872. )

ARTICLE 4. Interpretation of Grants [1066 - 1072]
  ( Article 4 enacted 1872. )

1066.
  

Grants are to be interpreted in like manner with contracts in general, except so far as is otherwise provided in this Article.

(Enacted 1872.)

1067.
  

A clear and distinct limitation in a grant is not controlled by other words less clear and distinct.

(Enacted 1872.)

1068.
  

If the operative words of a grant are doubtful, recourse may be had to its recitals to assist the construction.

(Enacted 1872.)

1069.
  

A grant is to be interpreted in favor of the grantee, except that a reservation in any grant, and every grant by a public officer or body, as such, to a private party, is to be interpreted in favor of the grantor.

(Enacted 1872.)

1070.
  

If several parts of a grant are absolutely irreconcilable, the former part prevails.

(Enacted 1872.)

1072.
  

Words of inheritance or succession are not requisite to transfer a fee in real property.

(Enacted 1872.)

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