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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
15
  1.2 Timely examination of the goods
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 2  
Austria 2  
Belgium 5  
Date Court
27.06.1997 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrjik
06.10.1997 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrijk
19.05.1999 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Hasselt
25.04.2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Veurne
12.05.2003 Hof van Beroep, Gent
Germany 14  
Italy 2  
Netherlands 5  
Spain 1  
Switzerland 2  
USA 4  
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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