Selected Cases by Article & Issues
(1) The obligee may discharge the original obligor.
(2) The obligee may also retain the original obligor as an obligor in case the new obligor does not perform properly.
(3) Otherwise the original obligor and the new obligor are jointly and severally liable.
|1||Full discharge of original obligor||1|
|2||Original obligor retained as subsidiary obligor|
|3||Original obligor and new obligor jointly and severally liable||1|
|3.1||In case of refusal by obligor to be discharged by virtue of agreement between obligee and new obligor (see art. 5.2.6)|