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France 28 February 2006 Supreme Court (Horse meat case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/060228f1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-France database

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20060228 (28 February 2006)

JURISDICTION: France

TRIBUNAL: Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court]

JUDGE(S): M. Ancel

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 02-20248 et 02-20206

CASE NAME: Sociétés B... et D... contre société C... et compagnie d'assurances générales L...

CASE HISTORY: 2nd instance Cour d'appel de Paris 18 June 2002 [affirmed]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Canada

BUYER'S COUNTRY: France

GOODS INVOLVED: Horse meat


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 1 ; 5 ; 36

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

1A [Internationality: Parties' places of business in different States];

5A [Exclusion of claims based on death or personal injury];

36A [Conformity determined as of time when risk passes to buyer]

Descriptors: Application of Convention; Conformity of goods; Death or personal injury; Passage of risk

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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

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CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): CISG-France database <http://www.cisg.fr/decision.html?lang=fr&date=06-02-28>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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