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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 10 April 2001 District Court Hasselt (Steel plates case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/010410b1.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: 20010410 (10 April 2001)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court for Commercial Matters] Hasselt

JUDGE(S): C. Beerten; H. Leroi; R. Geerts

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 1122/00

CASE NAME: N.V. C. v. B.V. A.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Steel plates


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 4 ; 38 ; 57

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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Editorial remarks

Overview comments (CISG-Belgium database): "Jurisdiction art. 5(1) of Brussels Convention place of performance payment according to CISG residence of seller Belgium Belgian court has jurisdiction. Inspection of goods short period, taking circumstances into account in some cases, problem only seen when good used not in this case too late. Damages determined in conditions validity CISG has no provisions lex contractus Belgian law."

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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/2001-04-10.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: [2004] S.A. Kruisinga, (Non-)conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: a uniform concept?, Intersentia at 108

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