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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY
1980 Vienna Diplomatic Conference

G. Report of the First Committee
[Outline of committee proceedings]
Document A/CONF.97/11 [Original: English 7 April 1980]

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22
Article 20 [became CISG article 22 ]

A. UNCITRAL text

1. The text [of the 1978 draft ] of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law provided as follows:

"Article 20 [became CISG article 22 ]

"An acceptance may be withdrawn if the withdrawal reaches the offeror before or at the same time as the acceptance would have become effective."

[Go to Secretariat Commentary on the above text]

B. Amendments

2. No amendments were submitted to this article.

C. Proceedings in the First Committee

(i) Meetings

3. The First Committee considered article 20 [became CISG article 22 ] at its 11th meeting on 18 March 1980 [see also 35th meeting of First Committee].

(ii) Consideration

4. At the 11th meeting, the UNCITRAL text was adopted.

[D. Subsequent Proceedings]

[For subsequent Conference material on the development/approval of the final text of CISG article 22, go to Plenary Conference 7th meeting]

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