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Art. 3164. Right of retention until payment of debt.

The creditor who is in possession of the pledge, can only be compelled to return it, but* when he has received the whole payment of the principal as well as the interest and costs.

*The word "but" was retained here erroneously when "cannot" was changed to "can only" in RCC 1870.