In the article the author deals with the various legal aspects of deed of gift in the Slovak Civil Law. Up to datesness of this topic is accentuated by current re-codification works insanting in Slovakia but also in some of the neighboring countries. The introduction of the article descibes the origin of the deed of gift in the Roman law and describes its conceptual attributes. Consequently, the article deals with making a deed of gift and offers analyses of the deed of gift from the point of view of interpretation, effectiveness, its content, but also failure of the deed of gift and contexts of responsibility in the deed of gift arising from it. In conclusion within consideration of de lege ferenda the author outlines some options to amend an existing legislation. However, if the amendment of the deed of gift could be comparable with foreign legal regulations, it will require the substantial extention, complement and revision.