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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
   1.2.1 Within reasonable time, but never more than two years, after buyer discovers or should have discovered lack of conformity
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 5  
Austria 4  
Belgium 14  
Canada 1  
China 1  
Denmark 1  
Finland 1  
France 12  
Germany 23  
Italy 8  
Date Court
12.07.2000 Tribunale di Vigevano
13.12.2001 Tribunale di Busto Arsizio
11.12.2008 Tribunale di Forlì
27.01.2009 Tribunale di Bolzano
16.02.2009 Tribunale di Forlì
12.04.2011 Tribunale di Reggio Emilia
24.01.2014 Tribunale di Trento
29.05.2015 Tribunale di Trento
Netherlands 12  
Spain 6  
Switzerland 8  
USA 8  
Romania 1  
Croatia 1  
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: 219

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