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Belgium 15 January 2003 District Court Veurne (Breeding sows and cages case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/030115b1.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: 20030115 (15 January 2003)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank [District Court] van Koophandel Veurne

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A/02/00430

CASE NAME: BV H.V. v. J.B. and G.B.

CASE HISTORY: 2d instance Hof van Beroep Gent 28 January 2004

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Breeding sows and cages


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 39 [Also cited: Articles 1(1)(a) ; 2 ; 38 ; 40 ; 78 ; 100 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

39A2 [Requirement to notify seller of lack of conformity (buyer must notify seller within reasonable time): notice one and a half years after delivery and one year after disease became known not within reasonable time]

Descriptors: Lack of conformity notice, timeliness

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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/2003-01-15.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); Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]

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