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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Netherlands 5 March 1997 District Court Zwolle (Cooperative Maritime Etaploise v. Bos Fishproducts)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/970305n1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19970305 (5 March 1997)

JURISDICTION: Netherlands

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: HA ZA 95-640

CASE NAME: CME Cooperative Maritime Etaploise S.A.C.V. v. Bos Fishproducts Urk BV

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: France (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Fish


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 7(1) ; 9(2) ; 38 ; 39 ; 44

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

7A3 [Observance of good faith];

9B [Implied agreement on international usage; standards];

38A1 [Buyer's obligation to examine goods as soon as practicable in the circumstances];

39A [Requirement to notify seller of lack of conformity: buyer must notify seller within reasonable time]

Descriptors: Good faith ; General principles ; Usages and practices ; Examination of goods ; Lack of conformity notice, timeliness ; Cooperation ; Unidroit Principles

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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=332&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): Nederlands International Privaatrecht (NIPR) 1997 No. 230 [282-284]; Unilex database [excerpt] <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=332&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Larry A. DiMatteo et al., 34 Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business (Winter 2004) 299-440 at n.344-345, 364, 394, 396, 585; CISG-AC advisory opinion on Examination of the Goods and Notice of Non-Conformity [7 June 2004] (cases cited in addendum to opinion); [2004] S.A. Kruisinga, (Non-)conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: a uniform concept?, Intersentia at 35; [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 7 para. 30

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