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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 4 April 2001 District Court Kortrijk (H. v. D.)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/010404b1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20010404 (4 April 2001)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk

JUDGE(S): E. Dursin, F. Vankeirsbilck, I. Rodenbach

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 04576/00

CASE NAME: H. v. D.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Spain (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Unavailable


Case outline

Reproduced with permission from CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Application of CISG: both parties from Contracting States

Proof of contract: all means under CISG - Belgian law; accepted invoice

In casu - secondary obligation: interest on late payment and costs; not proven by acceptance of invoice

Interest: starts running when payment is due

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 11 ; 74 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

11B [Proof of contract by any means, including witnesses];

74A [Damages: general rules for measuring];

78A [Interest on delay in receiving price: starts running when payment due]

Descriptors: Formal requirements ; Damages ; Interest

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Editorial remarks

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/2001-04-04.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]

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