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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Netherlands 29 May 1997 District Court Zutphen (Aartsen v. Suykens)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/970529n1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19970529 (29 May 1997)

JURISDICTION: Netherlands

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 1242 HAZA 95-934

CASE NAME: Handelskwekerij G. Aartsen BV v. G. Suykens

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Petunia cuttings

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 4 ; 7(2)

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

4B [Issues excluded: court held applicability of standard terms a matter of domestic law];

7C23 [Gap-filling by domestic law: court also held that questions regarding confirmation of orders are not expressly settled by the Convention or by the general principles on which the Convention is based]

Descriptors: Scope of Convention ; Standard terms and conditions ; Private international law, gaps in Convention

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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=353&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): [1998] 16 Nederlands International Privaatrecht (NIPR) No. 110 [127-128]; Unilex database [excerpt] Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=353&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 7 para. 35

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