495. Statutory liability of mortgagee to produce title deeds.

A mortgagor1, so long as his right to redeem subsists, is entitled from time to time, at reasonable times, on his request and at his own cost and on payment of the mortgagee's2 costs and expenses in this behalf, to inspect and make copies of or extracts from the documents of title relating to the mortgaged property in the mortgagee's custody or power3. This right cannot be excluded by contract