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  (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.

# Cases
 1 Buyer's obligation to give seller notice of lack of conformity of goods
  1.1 Requirements for notice
   1.1.1 Specification of nature of lack of conformity
  1.2 Time of notice
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 3  
Austria 3  
Belgium 2  
Canada 1  
France 5  
Germany 22  
Italy 3  
Date Court
31.01.1996 Tribunale Civile di Cuneo, Sez. I
30.01.1997 Pretura di Torino
26.11.2002 Tribunale di Rimini
Mexico 1  
Netherlands 4  
Spain 1  
Switzerland 5  
USA 1  
   1.2.1 Within reasonable time, but never more than two years, after buyer discovers or should have discovered lack of conformity
106 Contractual agreement for different period of guarantee
   1.2.2 Waiver of the defence that notice is not timely
 2 Failure to give timely notice
Total: 218

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