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Belgium 9 July 1999 District Court Hasselt (Rezinal v. Pur Metall) (Zinc case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/990709b1.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: 19990709 (9 July 1999)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank [District Court] van Koophandel Hasselt

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 1321/99

CASE NAME: Rezinal N.V. v. Pur Metall A.G.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Zinc


Case outline

Reproduced with permission from CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Jurisdiction General conditions used several times by Plaintiff - never objected by Defendant this Court has jurisdiction

Applicable law CISG in force in both countries

Supplementary law Convention on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Hague Conference, June 15, 1955) - Place of residence of seller Belgian

Punitive clause not in CISG - according to Belgian law (lex contractus) judge reduced damages

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Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 53 ; 61

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

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 (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/1999-07-09.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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