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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Austria 8 September 1997 Appellate Court Linz
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/970908a3.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19970908 (8 September 1997)

JURISDICTION: Austria

TRIBUNAL: OLG Linz [OLG = Oberlandesgericht = Appellate Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 2 R 178/97b-13 [706966/97f]

CASE NAME: Austrian case citations do not generally identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Wels 13 May 1997 [reversed]; 2d instance OGH 10 March 1998 [affirming reversal]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Austria (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Unavailable


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 4 ; 57

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

4B [Issues excluded: restitution of a deposit held to be an obligation arising from an unjust enrichment, a matter not covered by the Convention];

57A [Place for payment: seller's place of business]

Descriptors: Scope of Convention ; Restitution ; Payment, place of ; Jurisdiction

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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=704&step=Abstract> [abstract of Supreme Court opinion]

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=704&step=FullText> [full text of Supreme Court opinion]

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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