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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 16 March 1994 District Court Hasselt (Schobo v. Mols)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/940316b1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19940316 (16 March 1994)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank [District Court] van koophandel Hasselt

JUDGE(S): P. Vanhelmont [presiding]; D. De Preter, K. Swartele (rechters in handelszaken); W. Bours (griffier)

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 3952/93

CASE NAME: Schobo BV v. Mols K. L. NV

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Unavailable


Case outline

Reproduced with permission from CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Application of the CISG - Rules of Private International Law of the forum referring to law of Contracting State (Article 1(1)(b)) - Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Hague Conference, June 15, 1955)

Temporal applicability of CISG - Article 100 CISG - In respect of formation of contract - Uniform Sales Law of 1964 applicable to first delivery - CISG applicable to following deliveries

Interest - Article 78 CISG - Interest rate - Statutory rate of creditor’s country

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Articles 1(1)(b), 100] [ULIS applicable to first delivery, CISG applicable to following deliveries]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 78 [Also cited: Articles 74 ; 100 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

78B [Rate of interest (statutory rate of creditor's country)]

Descriptors: Interest

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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=267&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/1994-03-16.html>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=267&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Dutch: Erauw, [1998] Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht (TvP 35) 1369 [1512 No. 254]

English: Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]

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