Waiver of Rights

Art. 6.- Rights may be waived, unless the waiver is contrary to law, public order, public policy, morals, or good customs, or prejudicial to a third person with a right to be recognized by law.

Generally, rights may be waived given that:

1. The person making the waiver is capacitated to do so. Meaning not a minor or Insane.

2. The waiver must be made clearly but not necessarily express.

3. The person must have the right he is renouncing,

4. It must comply to formalities if it calls for one.

5. The waiver must concur with Art. 6.