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Belgium 29 September 1999 District Court Hasselt (K.T. NV v K.) (Building material case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/990929b1.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: 19990929 (29 September 1999)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

JUDGE(S): P. Vanhelmont, G. Mertens, P. Driesen

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 2347/99

CASE NAME: K.T. NV v. K.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Building material


Case outline

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

Jurisdiction (forum clause): art. 17 EEX: not valid

Jurisdiction (place of performance): art. 5(1) EEX; according to CISG, price to be paid at residence of seller: Belgian courts have jurisdiction

Applicable law: CISG in effect in Belgium and Netherlands; CISG applicable

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 57

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

57A [Place for payment: in absence of agreement, payment at seller's place of business]

Descriptors: 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

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/1999-09-29.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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