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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 28 April 1999 District Court Hasselt (Wallpaper case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/990428b1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19990428 (28 April 1999)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court for Commercial Matters] Hasselt

JUDGE(S): P. Vanhelmont; H. Warson; N. Bronckaers

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 456/99

CASE NAME: E. B.V. v. M. N.V

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Wallpaper


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 18 ; 74 ;78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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Editorial remarks

Overview comments (CISG-Belgium database): "General conditions not accepted not part of contract. Damages still allowed on basis of art. 74 of CISG ex aequo et bono 10% -- not too much Dutch plaintiff had to come to Belgium. Interest still allowed Belgian legal interest rate (invoices in Belgian francs)."

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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 (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/1999-04-28.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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