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Source: Doc. B(1) Reproduced from UNCITRAL Yearbook VIII (1977), A/32/17, pages 25-64

EXCERPT FROM ANNEX I

Report of Committee of the Whole I relating to the
draft Convention on the International Sale of Goods

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CISG
number
Art. 85

Article 60

514. The text of article 60, as adopted by the Working Group on the International Sale of Goods, is as follows:

"If the buyer is in delay in taking delivery of the goods and the seller is either in possession of the goods or otherwise able to control their disposition, the seller must take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to preserve them. He may retain them until he has been reimbursed his reasonable expenses by the buyer."

Decision

515. The Committee concludes that no change of substance is called for in respect of article 60. It therefore recommends that the Commission should adopt the following text:

"Article 60

"If the buyer is in delay in taking delivery of the goods and the seller is either in possession of the goods or otherwise able to control their disposition, the seller must take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to preserve them. He may retain them until he has been reimbursed his reasonable expenses by the buyer." [page 61]

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