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Lex mercatoria material related to Article 20 CISG

  1. Go to the CENTRAL Transnational Law Database (TLDB).


    Click TLDB's "List of Lex Mercatoria Principles".

  2. Scroll to Chapter IV: Contract, Section 5: Contractual obligations, Principle No. IV.5.6 - Holidays and non-business days.

    "If a notice letter or other communication cannot be delivered at the address of the addressee on the last day of a period set by law or contractual stipulation, because that day falls on an official holiday or non-business day at the place of business of the addressee, the period is extended until the first business day which follows."

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