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Belgium 4 October 1999 District Court Hasselt (BVBA K. v. V. BV) (Meat cutting machine case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/991004b1.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: 19991004 (4 October 1999)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

JUDGE(S): B. Ponet, J. Vermeire, Hoedemakers

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 584/98

CASE NAME: BVBA K. v. V. BV

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Repair of meat cutting machine and sale of related products


Case outline

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

Jurisdiction: forum clause in general conditions; long trade relations; valid

Applicable law: parties chose Belgian law: Belgian law applicable

Service contract and sale of goods to be made: is CISG applicable? Debates re-opened

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: [-]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 3 ; 9

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

3B [Exclusions from Convention: services preponderant part of transaction];

9C [Practices established by the parties]

Descriptors: Services ; Usages and practices

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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/1999-10-04.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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