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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
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
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-00-1994 ICC Court of Arbitration - Paris
Arbitral Award 15-06-1994 Internationales Schiedsgericht der Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft - Wien (Vienna), Austria
Arbitral Award 05-12-1995 Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 00-06-1996 ICC Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 10-12-1997 Schiedsgericht der Börse für Landwirtschaftliche Produkte - Wien
Arbitral Award 00-06-1999 ICC Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 00-08-1999 ICC Court of Arbitration
Cases: 7
Argentina 31-05-2007 Camara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial de Buenos Aires - Sala A
Cases: 1
Austria 27-08-1999 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 21-03-2000 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 28-02-2023 Oberster Gerichtshof
Cases: 3
Belgium 28-04-2000 Hof van Beroep, Gent
Belgium 02-12-2002 Hof van Beroep, Gent
Belgium 12-05-2003 Hof van Beroep, Gent
Belgium 27-01-2004 Cour d'Appel, Liège
Cases: 4
China 27-12-2013 Zhejiang High People’s Court
China 29-10-2019 Intermediate People's Court Beijing
Cases: 2
Croatia 11-07-2007 High Commercial Court
Cases: 1
France 06-11-2001 Cour d'Appel de Paris
Cases: 1
Germany 03-07-1989 Landgericht München I
Germany 31-08-1989 Landgericht Stuttgart
Germany 14-08-1991 Landgericht Baden-Baden
Germany 16-09-1992 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 30-09-1992 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 08-01-1993 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 13-01-1993 Oberlandesgericht Saarbrücken
Germany 12-03-1993 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 17-09-1993 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz
Germany 10-02-1994 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 21-10-1994 Amtsgericht Riedlingen
Germany 08-02-1995 Landgericht München
Germany 21-08-1995 Oberlandesgericht Stuttgart
Germany 15-02-1996 Landgericht Kassel
Germany 26-05-1998 Thüringener Oberlandesgericht
Germany 29-07-1998 Landgericht Erfurt
Germany 05-12-2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
Germany 25-01-2008 Oberlandesgericht Hamburg
Germany 19-05-2008 Oberlandesgericht Köln
Cases: 19
Italy 31-01-2023 Tribunale di Napoli Nord
Cases: 1
Netherlands 27-04-1999 Hof Arnhem
Netherlands 18-07-2006 Gerechtshof Arnhem
Cases: 2
Poland 07-02-2013 Szczecin Court of Appeal
Poland 30-05-2018 Białystok Court of Appeal
Poland 27-11-2018 Szczecin Court of Appeal
Cases: 3
Republic of Korea 29-11-2013 Seoul Central District Court
Cases: 1
Romania 06-06-2003 Inalta Curte de Casatie si Justitie
Cases: 1
Spain 20-06-1997 Audiencia Provincial de Barcelona
Spain 06-07-2020 Tribunal Supremo
Cases: 2
Switzerland 27-04-1992 Pretura di Locarno-Campagna
Switzerland 26-04-1995 Handelsgericht Zürich
Switzerland 29-06-1998 Tribunal Cantonal de Sion
Switzerland 16-09-1998 Bezirksgericht Unterrheintal
Switzerland 30-11-1998 Handelsgericht des Kantons Zürich
Switzerland 08-06-1999 Tribunale d'appello di Lugano
Switzerland 29-02-2016 Cour d'appel Tribunal Cantonal Vaud
Cases: 7
USA 21-05-2004 U.S. District Court, North. District, Illinois, East. Div.
Cases: 1
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