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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
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
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 7  
Date Court
00.00.1994 ICC Court of Arbitration - Paris
15.06.1994 Internationales Schiedsgericht der Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft - Wien (Vienna), Austria
05.12.1995 Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Court of Arbitration
00.06.1996 ICC Court of Arbitration
10.12.1997 Schiedsgericht der Börse für Landwirtschaftliche Produkte - Wien
00.06.1999 ICC Court of Arbitration
00.08.1999 ICC Court of Arbitration
Argentina 1  
Austria 2  
Belgium 4  
France 1  
Germany 19  
Netherlands 2  
Spain 1  
Switzerland 6  
USA 1  
Republic of Korea 1  
Poland 1  
Romania 1  
Croatia 1  
Total: 218

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