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Germany 22 December 1992 District Court Darmstadt (New Zealand mussels case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/921222g1.html]

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19921222 (22 December 1992)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: LG Darmstadt [LG = Landgericht = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 140 O 165/92

CASE NAME: German case citations do not identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 2nd instance OLG Frankfurt 20 April 1994 [affirming]; 3rd instance BGH (Supreme Court) 8 March 1995 [affirming]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: New Zealand mussels


Case abstracts

See OLG Frankfurt 20 April 1994 and BGH 8 March 1995 for abstracts of appellate proceedings


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 25 ; 49(1)(a) [Also cited: Article 45(1) ]

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 (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/177.htm>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Koch, Pace Review of Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods (1998) 241-242 n.219 [fundamental breach: frustration of purpose of contract]

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