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Canada 3 April 2002 Court of Queen’s Bench Saskatchewan (Beechy Stock Farm Ltd. v. Managro Harvestore Systems Ltd.) (Livestock feeding systems case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/020403c4.html]

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20020403 (3 April 2002)

JURISDICTION: Canada

TRIBUNAL: Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan

JUDGE(S): Wimmer J.

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: QB02152;QB2370/97JCS

CASE NAME: Beechy Stock Farm (1996) Ltd. v. Managro Harvestore Systems (1977) Ltd. and Big Dutchman International GmbH

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Canada (distributor), Germany (third party manufacturer)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Canada (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Livestock feeding system


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No. "The application of the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is excluded. Instead, German law is agreed upon to be the basis of this contract as far as not these General Conditions of Sale stipulate anything different."

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 6

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

6A [Exclusion or modification of Convention by contract: autonomy of parties]

Descriptors: Choice of law, Autonomy of parties

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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=1173&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (English): Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=1173&step=FullText>; see also CISG-Canada website <http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/cisg/cases/beechy>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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