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  (1) The buyer must examine the goods, or cause them to be examined, within as short a period as is practicable in the circumstances.

(2) If the contract involves carriage of goods, examination may be deferred until after the goods have arrived at their destination.

(3) If the goods are redirected in transit or redispatched by the buyer without a reasonable opportunity for examination by him and at the time of the conclusion of the contract the seller knew or ought to have known of the possibility of such redirection or redispatch, examination may be deferred until after the goods have arrived at the new direction.


Issues       
# Cases
 1 Buyer's obligation to examine the goods
10
  1.1 Proper examination of the goods
Country # Cases  
Austria 1  
Finland 1  
Germany 9  
Date Court
31.08.1989 Landgericht Stuttgart
03.04.1990 Landgericht Aachen
01.12.1993 Landgericht Hannover
12.10.1995 Landgericht Trier
25.06.1996 Landgericht Paderborn
25.06.1997 Oberlandesgericht Karlsruhe
05.12.2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
02.07.2002 Landgericht Saarbr├╝cken
21.03.2003 Landgericht Berlin
Netherlands 2  
USA 1  
Poland 1  
15
  1.2 Timely examination of the goods
37
   1.2.1 As soon as practicable under the circumstances
41
   1.2.2 At later time
2
    1.2.2.1 Sale involving carriage of goods
10
    1.2.2.2 Sale involving redirection in transit or redispatch by buyer
3
Total: 82


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