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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 6 March 2002 District Court Hasselt (Roelants Eurosprint v. Beltronic Engineering International)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/020306b2.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: 20020306 (6 March 2002)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank [District Court] van Koophandel Hasselt

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 2703/01

CASE NAME: Roelants Eurosprint B.V. v. Beltronic Engineering International B.V.B.A.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Rolls with printed numbers


Case outline

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

Non-conformity notice within reasonable period not reasonable to wait for clients to protest buyer had obligation to examine

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 38 ; 39 ; 74 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

38A [Buyer's obligation to examine goods];

39A [Requirement to notify seller of lack of conformity: buyer must notify seller within reasonable time];

74A [General rules for measuring damages];

78A [Interest on delay in receiving price or any other sum in arrears]

Descriptors: Examination of goods ; Lack of conformity notice, timeliness ; 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

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=779&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/2002-03-06r.html>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=779&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: CISG-AC advisory opinion on Examination of the Goods and Notice of Non-Conformity [7 June 2004] (this case and related cases cited in addendum to opinion)

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