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56 CISG


Article 56 CISG



If the price is fixed according to the weight of the goods, in case of doubt it is to be determined by the net weight.


I.  Overview


This article constitutes a rule of interpretation for determining the contract price. ‘Net weight’ means the total weight less the weight of packaging. The provision seldom causes difficulties. The rule is subsidiary; the parties’ intent (Art 6); practices which the parties have established between themselves; usages to which they have agreed (Art 9(1)); and commercial usages (Art 9(2)) prevail.


II.  Comparison with Other Legal Provisions



§ 380 HGB:210

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