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Switzerland 18 August 2008 Obergericht [Appellate Court] Appenzell Ausserhoden (Clothes case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/080818s1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-online.ch website

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20080818 (18 August 2008)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: Obergericht [Appellate Court] des Kantons Appenzell Ausserhoden

JUDGE(S): Zingg (Präsident); Frischknecht, Binder, Bruppacher, Rohner

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: O1Z 08 1

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Kantonsgericht Appenzell Ausseroden 6 September 2007

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Italy [plaintiff]

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland [defendant]

GOODS INVOLVED: Clothes


IHR headnote

Reproduced from Internationales Handelsrecht (6/2009) 251

"In case the buyer passes goods on to his customers and if it is their customers who discover defects, then an examination period of two weeks and a notification period of four weeks is reasonable under the CISG."

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Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 35 ; 38 ; 39 ; 49

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

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=1494&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): CISG-online.ch website <http://globalsaleslaw.com/content/api/cisg/urteile/1838.pdf>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=1494&step=FullText>; Internationales Handelsrecht (6/2009) 251-252

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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