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Belgium 19 April 2001 District Court Kortrijk (CE v. CD and AR) (Bread bags case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/010419b1.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: 20010419 (19 April 2001)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk

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

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 01706/00

CASE NAME: CE v. CD and AR

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Bread bags


Case outline

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

Exclusion of CISG: use of Incoterms to determine place of delivery not exclusion of CISG, an amendment; exclusion of CISG may occur after conclusion of contract; clear intention in advocates' conclusions: valid exclusion: application of the Belgian Civil Code

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 6 ; 31

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

6A ; 6B [Choice of law: use of Incoterms not an exclusion of CISG; an exclusion can occur after conclusion of contract];

31A [Contracts involving carriage of goods (place for delivery): use of Incoterms to determine]

Descriptors: Choice of law ; Carriage of goods ; Delivery ; Incoterms

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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/2001-04-19.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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