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Article 42

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 42 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites ten cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 42 case law:

Austria        1           Israel     1               
France   4 Netherlands      3         
Germany   1  TOTAL:    10         

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 42 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 42 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 5 December 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.

Netherlands 25 March 2015 Rechtbank Midden-Nederland 42A

El Salvador 28 February 2013 [Second Civil Court] (Properties case)

Switzerland 17 April 2012 Federal Supreme Court (EAS tags case) 42A

Germany 21 March 2007 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden (Stolen automobile case) 42A [translation available]

* Germany 5 December 2006 District Court Köln (Plastic faceplates for mobile telephones case) [translation available]

* Austria 12 September 2006 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (CD media case) 42A [translation available]

* France 23 November 2004 Tribunal de grande instance [District Court] Versailles 42C1 [translation available]

* France 13 November 2002 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Colmar 42A ; 42C1 [translation available]

* France 19 March 2002 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] 42C1 [translation available]

United States 15 January 2002 U.S. District Court [Texas] (Texas Instruments v. Linear Technology)

* France 17 February 2000 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Rouen 42C [translation available]

France 26 January 2000 District Court Versailles (Strawberries case)

ICC 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8855

* Netherlands 21 May 1996 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem 42A1 [translation available]

* Netherlands 1 March 1995 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Zwolle 42A1

* Netherlands 16 March 1994 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Zwolle

* Israel 22 August 1993 Supreme Court (Examin v. Textile and Footware) 42C1 [translation available]

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