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Belgium 2 December 2002 Appellate Court Gent (Clothing case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/021202b1.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: 20021202 (2 December 2002)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 1997/AR/384

CASE NAME: B.V.B.A. A.S. v. GmbH P.C.

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Rb van Koophandel, Oudenaarde 26 November 1996

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Clothing


Case outline

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

Application of CISG: ratified by country whose law should be applied according to rules of private international law; non-conformity notice almost three months after delivery: too late; Obligations of buyer: take receipt of goods and pay price

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 1(1)(b) ; 38 ; 39 ; 53 ; 62 ; 74

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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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/2002-12-02.html>

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); [2004] S.A. Kruisinga, (Non-)conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: a uniform concept?, Intersentia at 85

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