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Article 39227 Cases (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.
Number Issue # Cases
1 Buyer's obligation to give seller notice of lack of conformity of goods 33
1.1 Requirements for notice 20
1.1.1 Specification of nature of lack of conformity 34
1.2 Time of notice 50
1.2.1 Within reasonable time, but never more than two years, after buyer discovers or should have discovered lack of conformity 110
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-00-1989 ICC Court of Arbitration - Paris
Arbitral Award 00-10-1995 ICC Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 05-06-1998 Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce - Stockholm, Sweden
Arbitral Award 11-02-2000 Tribunal of International Commercial Arbitration at the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 21-10-2005 CIETAC China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
Arbitral Award 11-12-2020 American Arbitration Association – International Centre for Dispute Resolution
Cases: 6
Austria 14-01-2002 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 19-12-2007 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 02-04-2009 Oberster Gerichtshof
Austria 31-08-2010 Oberster Gerichtshof
Cases: 4
Belgium 05-10-1994 Tribunal de Commerce de Bruxelles, 7ème ch.
Belgium 16-12-1996 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrijk
Belgium 21-01-1997 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Hasselt
Belgium 27-06-1997 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrjik
Belgium 19-05-1999 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Hasselt
Belgium 29-01-2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Ieper
Belgium 08-03-2001 Cour d'Appel, Mons
Belgium 25-04-2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Veurne
Belgium 23-05-2001 Hof van Beroep, Gent
Belgium 18-01-2002 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Mechelen
Belgium 06-03-2002 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Hasselt
Belgium 10-05-2004 Hof van Hoger Beroep, Gent
Belgium 04-06-2004 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Kortrijk
Belgium 20-09-2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel, Hasselt
Cases: 14
Canada 31-08-1999 Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Cases: 1
China 19-11-2005 Guanzhou Intermediate People’s Court
Cases: 1
Croatia 24-02-2009 High Commercial Court
Cases: 1
Denmark 10-11-1999 Vestre Landsret (Western High Court)
Cases: 1
Egypt 23-06-2020 Supreme Court
Cases: 1
Finland 24-05-2005 Court of Appeal of Turku
Cases: 1
France 19-01-1998 Tribunal de Commerce de Besançon
France 06-11-2001 Cour d'Appel de Paris
France 18-12-2003 Cour d'Appel de Lyon
France 26-10-2004 Cour d'Appel de Poitiers
France 16-09-2008 Cour de Cassation
France 03-02-2009 Cour de Cassation
France 08-04-2009 Cour de Cassation
France 27-11-2012 Cour de Cassation
France 12-09-2013 Cour d'appel Bordeaux
France 04-11-2014 Cour de Cassation
France 27-11-2014 Cour d'appel d'Aix-en-Provence
France 07-01-2016 Cour d'appel de Bourges
France 21-06-2016 Cour de Cassation
Cases: 13
Germany 31-08-1989 Landgericht Stuttgart
Germany 03-04-1990 Landgericht Aachen
Germany 16-09-1992 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 30-09-1992 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 09-12-1992 Landgericht Frankfurt am Main
Germany 08-01-1993 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 10-02-1994 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 23-06-1994 Landgericht Düsseldorf
Germany 08-02-1995 Oberlandesgericht München
Germany 05-04-1995 Landgericht Landshut
Germany 21-08-1995 Oberlandesgericht Stuttgart
Germany 29-01-1996 Amtsgericht Augsburg
Germany 25-06-1997 Oberlandesgericht Karlsruhe
Germany 03-06-1998 Oberlandesgericht Saarbrücken
Germany 03-11-1999 Bundesgerichtshof
Germany 30-11-1999 Landesgericht Köln
Germany 05-12-2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
Germany 14-02-2001 Saarländisches Oberlandesgericht
Germany 20-02-2002 Landgericht München
Germany 02-07-2002 Landgericht Saarbrücken
Germany 22-08-2002 Oberlandesgericht Schleswig
Germany 21-03-2003 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 30-06-2004 Bundesgerichtshof
Cases: 23
Italy 12-07-2000 Tribunale di Vigevano
Italy 13-12-2001 Tribunale di Busto Arsizio
Italy 11-12-2008 Tribunale di Forlì
Italy 27-01-2009 Tribunale di Bolzano
Italy 16-02-2009 Tribunale di Forlì
Italy 12-04-2011 Tribunale di Reggio Emilia
Italy 24-01-2014 Tribunale di Trento
Italy 29-05-2015 Tribunale di Trento
Italy 26-01-2021 Corte di Cassazione
Cases: 9
Netherlands 21-11-1990 Arrondissementsrechtbank Dordrecht
Netherlands 19-12-1991 Arrondissementsrechtbank Roermond
Netherlands 06-05-1993 Arrondissementsrechtbank Roermond
Netherlands 21-11-1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank Rotterdam
Netherlands 17-06-1997 Gerechtshof's Arnhem
Netherlands 15-12-1997 Gerechtshof's Hertogenbosch
Netherlands 20-02-1998 Hoge Raad
Netherlands 27-04-1999 Hof Arnhem
Netherlands 04-02-2005 Hoge Raad
Netherlands 02-01-2007 Gerechtshof's-Hertogenbosch
Netherlands 16-01-2009 Rechtbank Breda
Netherlands 09-03-2010 Gerechtshof's-Arnhem
Cases: 12
Romania 06-06-2003 Inalta Curte de Casatie si Justitie
Cases: 1
Spain 03-10-2002 Audiencia Provincial de Pontevedra
Spain 29-03-2005 Juzgado de primera instancia - Tudela
Spain 06-11-2006 Audiencia Provincial de Girona
Spain 08-04-2008 Audiencia Provincial de Valencia
Spain 14-07-2009 Audiencia Provincial de Madrid
Spain 11-05-2012 Fuenlabrada Court of First Instance
Cases: 6
Switzerland 27-04-1992 Pretura di Locarno-Campagna
Switzerland 30-06-1995 Gerichtskommission Oberrheintal
Switzerland 08-01-1997 Obergericht Kanton Luzern
Switzerland 10-10-1997 Cour de Justice Genève
Switzerland 29-06-1998 Tribunal Cantonal de Sion
Switzerland 07-07-2004 Schweizerisches Bundesgericht
Switzerland 10-10-2005 Schweizerisches Bundesgericht
Switzerland 18-05-2009 Schweizerisches Bundesgericht
Cases: 8
USA 17-12-2001 U.S. District Court, S.D., Michigan
USA 28-05-2003 U.S. District Court, North. District, Illinois, East. Div.
USA 21-05-2004 U.S. District Court, North. District, Illinois, East. Div.
USA 23-08-2006 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
USA 18-03-2008 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
USA 30-03-2010 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
USA 19-08-2010 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, Western Division
USA 12-03-2015 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Cases: 8
1.2.1.1 Contractual agreement for different period of guarantee 13
1.2.2 Waiver of the defence that notice is not timely 9
2 Failure to give timely notice 50
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