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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.

# Cases
 1 Buyer's obligation to examine the goods
  1.1 Proper examination of the goods
  1.2 Timely examination of the goods
   1.2.1 As soon as practicable under the circumstances
Country # Cases  
Argentina 1  
Austria 1  
Belgium 4  
Denmark 1  
France 2  
Germany 17  
Date Court
31.08.1989 Landgericht Stuttgart
03.04.1990 Landgericht Aachen
16.09.1992 Landgericht Berlin
08.01.1993 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
23.06.1994 Landgericht Düsseldorf
05.04.1995 Landgericht Landshut
25.06.1997 Oberlandesgericht Karlsruhe
21.08.1997 Oberlandesgericht Köln
11.03.1998 Oberlandesgericht München
26.05.1998 Thüringener Oberlandesgericht
03.06.1998 Oberlandesgericht Saarbrücken
11.09.1998 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz
03.11.1999 Bundesgerichtshof
05.12.2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
19.01.2001 Landesgericht Flensburg
22.08.2002 Oberlandesgericht Schleswig
30.06.2004 Bundesgerichtshof
Italy 1  
Netherlands 8  
Switzerland 4  
Poland 1  
Slovakia 1  
   1.2.2 At later time
2 Sale involving carriage of goods
10 Sale involving redirection in transit or redispatch by buyer
Total: 82

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