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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Netherlands 1 December 1999 District Court Middelburg (Monopanel v. Meijers Staalbouw)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/991201n1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: Unilex database

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19991201 (1 December 1999)

JURISDICTION: Netherlands

TRIBUNAL: Rb Middelburg [Rb = Arrondissementsrechtbank = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 408/98

CASE NAME: Monopanel SA v. Meijers Staalbouw BV

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: France (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Building panels


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 4 ; 38(1) ; 39(1)

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

4B [Scope of Convention (issues excluded): Statute of limitation (prescription)];

38A [Buyer's obligation to examine goods];

39A [Requirement to notify seller of lack of conformity: buyer must notify seller within reasonable time]

Descriptors: Scope of Convention ; Statute of limitations ; Examination of goods ; Lack of conformity notice, timeliness ; Burden of proof

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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

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=515&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=515&step=FullText>; Nederlands International Privaatrecht (2000) 188-189

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: CISG-AC advisory opinion on Examination of the Goods and Notice of Non-Conformity [7 June 2004] (this case and related cases cited in addendum to opinion); [2004] S.A. Kruisinga, (Non-)conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: a uniform concept?, Intersentia at 171, 181

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