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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 30 March 1994 District Court Hasselt (B.V.S. v. O.) (Flowers case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/940330b1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19940330 (30 March 1994)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank [District Court] van koophandel Hasselt

JUDGE(S): de h. Vanhelmont [presiding]

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: Unavailable

CASE NAME: B.V.S. v. O.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Flowers


Case outline

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

Applicable law - Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Hague Conference, June 15, 1955) – law chosen by the parties – if none – law of residence of seller (art. 3)

Damages – right of seller in case of non-payment

Interest – right of seller in case of non-payment – Interest rate - Official rate of seller’s country plus 1%

Payment by installment – not permitted since invoices more than two years old

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No [Article 100]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 100

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

100B1 [Applicability based on date of contract]

Descriptors: Applicability

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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 (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/1994-03-30.html>; Rechtskunding Weekblad 1994-95 (No. 8: 22 October 1994) 264

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Dutch: Meeusen, Rechtskunding Weekblad 1994-95 (No. 8: 22 October 1994) 264-266; Erauw, [1998] Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht (TvP 35) 1369 [1512 No. 254]

French: Fallon, [1998] Journal des Tribunaux (Brussels) 17 [22 n.44]

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