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Article 24

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 24 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites five cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 24 case law:

Germany       4                  
Netherlands    1  
TOTAL        5    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 24 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 24 cases. All cases are listed in chronological sequence, commencing with the most recent. Asterisks identify the cases cited in the 2008 and 2012 UNCITRAL Digests, commencing with the 10 November 2006 citation reported below. Cases are coded to the UNCITRAL Thesaurus.

English texts and full-text English translations of cases are provided as indicated. In most instances researchers can also access UNCITRAL abstracts and link to Unilex abstracts and full-text original-language case texts sourced from Internet websites and other data, including commentaries by scholars to the extent available.

There are scholars who believe that there are circumstances in which the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts may be used to interpret or supplement this Article of the CISG. See match-up of this Article with counterpart provisions of the Principles and commentary on this subject. To the extent this reasoning fits, cases on the counterpart provisions of the UNIDROIT Principles may be relevant. To the extent available, such cases may be found on the Unilex website.

Netherlands 19 August 2015 Rechtbank Den Haag (Silicon Refractory Anchoring Systems B.V. v. Refrattari Sirc S.R.L.) 24A

* Germany 10 November 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden (Meat case) 24E [translation available]

Croatia 26 July 2005 High Commercial Court [Appellate Court] (Industria Conciaria S.p.A. v. Simecki d.o.o.)

United States 27 April 2005 U.S. District Court [Alabama] (Treibacher Industrie, A.G. v. TDY Industries, Inc.)

Spain 31 January 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Cuenca (Live calves case) [translation available]

Singapore 12 April 2004 High Court (Chwee Kin Keong et al. v. Digilandmall.com Pte Ltd) 24B

Germany 28 October 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Braunschweig [translation available]

* Germany 15 September 1997 Landgericht [District Court] Heilbronn [translation available]

China 1997 Shanghai Higher People's Court [translation available]

* Germany 6 October 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Kehl 24E [translation available]

* Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm 24E [translation available]

* Netherlands 5 October 1994 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Amsterdam 24B1

Germany 26 September 1990 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

Pace Law School Institute of International Commercial Law - Last updated October 21, 2015
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