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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Netherlands 29 April 1993 District Court Arnhem (Gröticke v. Neptunus Shipyard)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/930429n1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: F. De Ly; Michael R. Will; Unilex abstract


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19930429 (29 April 1993)

JURISDICTION: Netherlands

TRIBUNAL: Rb Arnhem [Rb = Arrondissementsrechtbank = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Cools-Weebers

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 92/1535

CASE NAME: Gröticke v. Neptunus Shipyard BV

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Sailing-yacht


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 100(2) [Also cited: Article 1(1) ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

100B1 [Applicability based on date of contract]

Descriptors: Applicability

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Editorial remarks

EDITORS: Franco Ferrari and Albert H. Kritzer

CISG issues ruled upon:

Applicability. This case involves a contract between seller (Netherlands) and buyer (Germany) concluded on 6 December 1988 -- a date prior to the time the CISG entered into effect in either country. Citing Articles 1(1) and 100, the court termed the CISG inapplicable.

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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=73&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): Nederlands Internationaal Privaatrecht (NIPR) 1993 No. 448 [692-693]; Unilex database [excerpt] <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=73&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Ferrari, International Legal Forum (4/1998) 138-255 [207 n.619 (exclusions from the CISG)]

Dutch: Boele-Woelki, Ars Aequi 43 (1994) 2460-2461

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