"[CISG] Article 86 largely follows Article 92 ULIS, with some points being clarified (inter alia, that steps must be reasonable 'in the circumstances'), and a third sentence inserted in Article 86(2)." Eberstein in Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods, Peter Schlechtriem ed. (Oxford 1998) 671 [citations omitted].
CISG Article 86 ULIS Article 92 1. If the buyer has received 1. Where the goods have been the goods and intends to received by the buyer, he shall exercise any right under the take reasonable steps to preserve contract or this Convention them if he intends to reject them; to reject them, he must take he shall have the right to retain such steps to preserve them them until he has been reimbursed as are reasonable in the his reasonable expenses by the circumstances. He is seller. entitled to retain them until he has been reimbursed his 2. Where goods dispatched to the reasonable expenses by the buyer have been put at his seller. disposal at their place of destination and he exercises the 2. If the goods dispatched right to reject them, he shall be to the buyer have been bound to take possession of placed at his disposal at them on behalf of the seller, their destination and he provided that this may be done exercises the right to reject without payment of the price and them, he must take possession without unreasonable inconvenience of them on behalf of the seller or unreasonable expense. This provided that this can be done provision shall not apply where without payment of the price the seller or a person authorized and without unreasonable in- to take charge of the goods on convenience or unreasonable his behalf is present at such expense. This provision does destination. not apply if the seller or a person authorized to take charge of the goods on his behalf is present at the destination. If the buyer takes possession of the goods under this paragraph, his rights and obligations are governed by the preceding paragraph.
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