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France 10 February 1999 Appellate Court Paris (Sociétés L... et C... v. Boucherie D...et autres) (Horse meat case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/990210f1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-France database

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19990210 (10 February 1999)

JURISDICTION: France

TRIBUNAL: Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] de Paris

JUDGE(S): Gadel (président); Bonnan-Garçon, Percheron (conseillers); Nguyen (greffier)

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 1996/81976; 1996/82223

CASE NAME: Société P... Service et Société L... de transport en commun v. Société F... automatique et Société G... et Société N...

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Tribunal d’Instance de Paris 14 February 1996; 3d instance Cour de Cassation 2 October 2001 [remanding]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Canada

BUYER'S COUNTRY: France

GOODS INVOLVED: Horse meat


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes, sua sponte by court [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 4 ; 35(1)

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

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Descriptors: Unavailable

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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

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CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): CISG-France database <http://witz.jura.uni-sb.de/CISG/decisions/100299v.htm>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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