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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Canada 22 July 2005 Supreme Court of Canada (GreCon Dimter Inc. v. J.R. Normand Inc. et al)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/050722c4.html]

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20050722 (22 July 2005)

JURISDICTION: Canada

TRIBUNAL: Supreme Court of Canada

JUDGE(S): McLachlin C.J.C,, Bastarache, Binnie, LeBel, Deschamps, Fish and Charron JJ.

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: Court File No. 30317

CASE NAME: GreCon Dimter Inc. v. J.R. Normand Inc. et al

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Superior Court of Québec; 2d instance Québec Court of Appeal

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (co-defendant)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Canada [Québec] (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Specialized equipment used in processing plants and sawmills


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Contract stated that governed by the laws of Germany. No discussion of CISG by court although relevant places of business of parties in different Contracting States.

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 6

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

6B [Choice of law: choice of law of Contracting State]

Descriptors: Choice of law

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Editorial remarks

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CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): <http://scc.lexum.umontreal.ca/fr/2005/2005csc46/2005csc46.html>; (English): <http://scc.lexum.umontreal.ca/en/2005/2005scc46/2005scc46.html>; 2005 SCC 46, (2005) D.L.R. (4th) 257, (2005) 336 N.R. 347, (2005) J.E. 2005-1369 (S.C.C.)

Other translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Antonin I. Pribetic, Case Comment (December 2005)

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