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Switzerland 14 March 1996 Appellate Court Vaud (Gravel crusher case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/960314s1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: Michael R. Will; UNCITRAL abstract

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19960314 (14 March 1996)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: Tribunal Cantonal Vaud [Canton Appellate Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER:189/96/GN [01 91 0231]

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Austria (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Gravel crusher


Case abstract

SWITZERLAND: Tribunal Cantonal Vaud 14 March 1996

Case law on UNCITRAL texts (CLOUT) abstract no. 212

Reproduced with permission from UNCITRAL

An Austrian seller had delivered machines to a Swiss buyer before 30 September 1987. As the CISG entered into force after that date for both Austria and Switzerland, the court held that the CISG was not applicable (article 100(2) CISG).

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Article 100(2)

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 other abstracts, case texts and commentaries

CITATIONS TO OTHER ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

English: [1999] Transportrecht, Beilage "Internationales Handelsrecht" (TranspR-IHR) 26

German: 1 Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Internationales und Europäisches Recht (1998) 83

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): CISG-online.ch website <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/334.pdf>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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