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Article 39243 Cases (1) The buyer loses the right to rely on lack of conformity of the goods if he does not give notice to the seller specifying the nature of the lack of conformity within a reasonable time after he has discovered it or ought to have discovered it.

(2) In any event, the buyer loses the right to rely on a lack of conformity of the goods if he does not give the seller notice thereof at the latest within a period of two years from the date on which the goods were actually handed over to the buyer, unless the time limit is inconsistent with a contractual period of guarantee.
Number Issue # Cases
1 Buyer's obligation to give seller notice of lack of conformity of goods 33
1.1 Requirements for notice 20
1.1.1 Specification of nature of lack of conformity 34
1.2 Time of notice 50
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-00-1989 ICC Court of Arbitration - Paris
Arbitral Award 00-09-1997 ICC Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 15-10-2002 Netherlands Arbitration Institute
Cases: 3
Austria 27-08-1999 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 21-03-2000 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 14-01-2002 Oberster Gerichtshof
Cases: 3
Belgium 06-10-1997 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrijk
Belgium 27-01-2004 Cour d'Appel, Liège
Cases: 2
Canada 31-08-1999 Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Cases: 1
France 13-09-1995 Cour d'Appel de Grenoble, Chambre Commerciale
France 29-01-1998 Cour d'Appel de Versailles, 12ème chambre, 1ère section
France 26-05-1999 Cour de Cassation
France 24-10-2000 Cour d'Appel de Colmar
France 27-09-2007 Cour d'Appel d'Amiens
Cases: 5
Germany 31-08-1989 Landgericht Stuttgart
Germany 03-04-1990 Landgericht Aachen
Germany 14-08-1991 Landgericht Baden-Baden
Germany 08-01-1993 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 13-07-1994 Landgericht Frankfurt am Main
Germany 21-10-1994 Amtsgericht Riedlingen
Germany 20-03-1995 Landgericht München
Germany 23-05-1995 Oberlandesgericht Frankfurt am Main
Germany 22-06-1995 Landgericht Kassel
Germany 26-03-1996 Landgericht Saarbrücken
Germany 17-04-1996 Landgericht Duisburg
Germany 21-08-1997 Oberlandesgericht Köln
Germany 11-03-1998 Oberlandesgericht München
Germany 26-05-1998 Thüringener Oberlandesgericht
Germany 11-09-1998 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz
Germany 18-11-1999 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz
Germany 30-11-1999 Landesgericht Köln
Germany 05-12-2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
Germany 19-01-2001 Landesgericht Flensburg
Germany 25-09-2002 Oberlandesgericht Rostock
Germany 13-11-2002 Oberlandesgericht Munchen
Germany 21-03-2003 Landgericht Berlin
Cases: 22
Italy 31-01-1996 Tribunale Civile di Cuneo, Sez. I
Italy 30-01-1997 Pretura di Torino
Italy 26-11-2002 Tribunale di Rimini
Cases: 3
Mexico 03-10-2006 Juzgado Primero Civil de primera instancia del Distrito Judicial de Lerma de Villalba, Estado de México
Cases: 1
Netherlands 21-11-1990 Arrondissementsrechtbank Dordrecht
Netherlands 19-12-1991 Arrondissementsrechtbank Roermond
Netherlands 07-06-1995 Arrondissementsrechtbank Gravenhage
Netherlands 05-03-1997 Arrondissementsrechtbank Zwolle
Cases: 4
Spain 16-06-2000 Audiencia Provincial de Castellon
Cases: 1
Switzerland 27-04-1992 Pretura di Locarno-Campagna
Switzerland 03-12-1997 Kantonsgericht Nidwalden
Switzerland 16-09-1998 Bezirksgericht Unterrheintal
Switzerland 18-08-2008 Obergericht des Kantons Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Cases: 4
USA 28-05-2003 U.S. District Court, North. District, Illinois, East. Div.
Cases: 1
1.2.1 Within reasonable time, but never more than two years, after buyer discovers or should have discovered lack of conformity 121
1.2.1.1 Contractual agreement for different period of guarantee 15
1.2.2 Waiver of the defence that notice is not timely 10
2 Failure to give timely notice 56
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Total Cases in the database 3731