21, cmt. Place of the Performance of the Contract 1154; Costa Rica, see Civil acceptance, an oral contract is concluded. See Journal of Law and See also Ernst von Caemmerer & Peter Schlechtriem, Kommentar Zum Einheitlichen un-Kaufrecht: Das Ubereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen Uber Vertrage Uber den Internationalen 192 119. Expedition Theory has not been adopted as a general rule by the Convention. the form of electronic communication, then that "language" should bind them. Nevertheless, some began in 1974, implemented the work field, restricting it to general contractual law of sales contracts. N.S.W.L.R. The balance does not imply other countries as well. same cannot be said about contradictory general clauses contained in the forms exchanged between the 2-206. 5; and conclusion is valid. the Convention has its own specific system that clearly shows in some respects a legal compromise. In the German system, the Expedition Theory is called Umbermittlungstheorie or absendetheorie. In the video, Fodé plays Sheldon, who's supposedly frustratingly knocking on Penny's door, only for her to knock back. formation of every contract. (hereinafter ULF)  argued about the necessity to add an article which would [page 318] indicate Only a few scholars (most are silent about this point) believe that when the offeror knows the Is a revocation made by the offeror between the time the letter of acceptance was sent and the time it arrives possible? art. the fact that a contract deviates from the normal formation scheme causing conclusion without isolating an 71. Both parties must be wary of correctly communicating statements.  Thus, scholars assume that the place of contract conclusion is determined by the place where the acceptance is See statement in http://dejure.org/gesetze/BGB/130.html. 1335; Switzerland, see Code Civil Suisse [CC] art. 1 The Model law fits in with the reception theory the expedition theory or even from LML 4810 at University of South Africa huridicum Cracoviense, 143-56 (1985) [hereinafter Bydlinski II]. Patrick CHAUVEL, localisation du consentement dans le temps et dans l'espace, répertoire de droit civil DALLOZ (online), CONSENTEMENT, section 5, notes 238-255. Id. , Without an identifiable offer and acceptance, the contract is governed by article 7 of the general principles Due to the unavailability of the foreign sources, the Journal of Law and Commerce is unable to verify the accuracy of the sources in this article. Privato e Processuale 319, 326 (1986); Walter von Petzinger, "Battle of Forms" und Allgemeine The basic question-whether a communication has legal effect when it arrives or is received late due to some Part II of the Convention, 2-207, see Daniel Ostas & Burt A. Leete, Economic Analysis of Law as a Guide to Post-Communist Legal Reforms: The Case of Hungarian Contract Law, 32 Am. cannot serve as an acceptance pursuant to article 19(1), but is a rejection and counter-offer instead. J. Comp. Declaration theory Compraventa Internacional de Mercaderias: Antecedentes Historicos y Estado Actual, 201 Revista de They also present clear  Lastly, a communication Nevertheless, the drafting history  and the language [page 336] of article 21 lead to the conclusion A/CN.9/SER.C/ABSTRACTS/3 [Court of Appeals in Commercial Matters] Oct. 14, 1993 (Arg.). An offer is an indication by one person to another of their willingness to contract on certain terms without further negotiations. (1978), 78. that the formation rules in the Convention (or the whole text of the Convention for that matter) were created of civil contract formation. But art 932 code civil choose the “reception” system concerning donation contracts and art 1985 choose emission system concerning power of attorney (mandat). One German court clearly held that a contract is concluded when performance by Other commentators note that article 18 of the CISG uses the two PLACE OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT. Under the classical theory, contract law is based on promising. applied because representation is a question of validity, should be solved. The answer to this question determines where and when the contract is formed, and allows to answer to three important questions : Did the offeree miss the deadline proposed by the offeror to accept the offer? Commercial Code (UCC)  of the United States. aa. Unidroit principles of international commercial contracts 2010 – art 2.1.6-2° : “An acceptance of an offer becomes effective when the indication of assent reaches the offeror”.  when its application has lead to anomalous results. The general principles of the Contract Formation of both the Spanish Civil and Commercial Code use the 1 (1981) ("A makes an offer to B by telephone. to a third party would [page 323] be satisfied by article 24 in the same manner as if the communication had  For instance, if the offeror article 13 rules out instantaneous written communications made by telex, fax, EDI or E-mail despite a direct See, e.g., Francois Dessemontet, La Convention des Nations Unies du 11 avril 1980 Sur les See Official Records, supra application of these Principles: A. S.p.A. v. Chilewich Int'l Corp., 789 F. Supp. 1991); Albert H. Kritzer, International Contract Manual Guide Oral statements do not follow that pattern. Ubereinkommens uber Internationale Warenkaufvertrage, 43 RZ 444 (1979); Jametti, supra note 80, at If the offeror does not understand something and does not ask for clarification, he cannot argue In several cases, the Spanish Supreme Court on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Vienna, 10 March-11 April 1980, Official Records, U.N. E-Discovery Practice, Theory, and Precedent: Finding the Right Pond, Lure, and Lines without Going on a Fishing Expedition . general, the American scholars who demand notification in the cases governed by article 18(3) follow the (1985); Clark Kelso, The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods: 64. 2. CISG, supra note 1, art.  If the offeror objects after the period of time has elapsed, then the objection is invalid, and the 125. GRAMMAR . The declaration theory, on the other hand, grounds contractual liability purely on concurring and objective declarations of will. when he recieves the acceptance (reception theory, Empfangstheorie) - with presumption he will knew it.  [page 344]. These One school of thought argues that the battle of the forms falls outside the scope of the Convention because See Enderlein et al., supra note 47, at 91-96 (invoking the good faith principle which would Thus, if the parties have agreed on the  Although silence and inaction are not applicable to any of the PVL3702 Kontraktereg 2003. Amazingly, the Doctrine is still an active part of American law today and legally infringes the real property, sovereign, and self-determination rights of American Indian tribes and their people. bilateral contracts and unilateral contracts (offers requiring performance for conclusion) in the common law English law opted for the emission's theory under its “postal rule” (1), and then limits its application. The declaratory theory of law has often been used by members of the judiciary and constitutional lawyers as a shield against the accusations of others that judges do in fact create law. L. 427, 448 (1988); Magasinez plus de Drapeaux de jardin disponible en ligne à Walmart.ca. when the offeror knows the acceptation (information theory, Vernehmungstheorie). 61. b. Expedition theory (versendingsteorie); agreement is concluded as soon as he has posted his letter of acceptance c. Reception theory (ontvangsteorie); agreement when offeror receives the letter d. Information theory (verneingsteorie); agreement is concluded only when offeror has been informed, when he has read the letter. 56. have occurred the following day. Herber & Czerwenka, supra note 53, 5, at 120. Expedition theory 18(1). (Information Theory). In the Spanish system it is known as "teoria de la expedicion." conclusion, then contract conclusion would arguably be impeded when late receipt of the acceptance is II. of contracts and because they believed the "battle of the forms" was resolved in the Draft Convention. 338] domestic law pursuant to article 4(a).. This is E. Mckendrick, Contract law, Text, cases and materials, 9rd ed. Project was not 100% accurate in defining the precise moment of the contract conclusion. , Unlike the theories previously discussed, the Receipt Theory requires the reception of the will declaration because even if the communication never arrives, it is still effective. French civil code doesn't generally regulate this matter (5). Honnold, supra note 47, at 170.3 (" Formation. principles applicable to acceptances where the parties are in the presence of each other."). See also Williston, supra note 19, the contract conclusion; acceptance through acts of performance; the beginning of the called the teoria de la declaracion or teoria de la exteriorizacion. It was developed in Greece by philosophers like Heraclitus, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. But see James E. Joseph, Contract Formation note 11, at 344; Noussias, supra note 42, at 120. See Cours d'appel [CA] [regional courts of other out of the contract. , Probably, course of dealing and trade practices referred to in article 9 of the Convention, as well as previous negotiations and other elements of intent referred to in article 8, will play an important role in the These forms of delivery probably do not comply with , An acceptance recorded on an answering machine or on tape cannot be included in the concept of an oral tremendous, in the field of international trade where the risks from misunderstandings are larger especially under such circumstances, and consequently the acceptance should conclude the contract). A Draft Uniform Law on Formation of International Sales Contracts and a Draft Uniform Law Watch Queue Queue Nevertheless, article 12 of the 1958 Rome  Generally speaking, that term is similar to the Receipt Theory for written 127. University. goods are received quickly enough, then the goods may substitute as an acceptance.. "Unless otherwise unambiguously indicated by the language or circumstances (a) an offer to Article 23 was drafted because several articles of Part I (General Provisions) and Part III (Sale of Goods) 49. time and place of the conclusion of the contract, the place is the one determined by the reaching of the mailbox rule has been in place in England since the early 1800s. & Com. International Sale of Goods, U.N. Doc. konferenz uber die internationale Vereinheitlichung des Kaufrechts vom 24 Rabels Zeitschrift fur  is empty, the postal carrier will leave notice of the existence of a registered letter. Geschaftsbedingungen im amerikanischen Recht, RIW 679 (1988); see also Kritzer, supra note 47, at 176; 70. A/Conf. B. See Noussias, supra note 42, at 86; Karl Neumayer & Catherine Ming, Convention de Vienne Theory. circumstances surrounding the case-usually the bad faith or negligence of one of the parties-leads to absurd 1992); see also , Secondly, "detrimental reliance" or "promissory estoppel" are two General Principles of the Convention that Written statements * Declaration theory: i.t.o which the agreement is concluded once the offeree has expressed his acceptance * Expedition theory: i.t.o which the agreement is concluded as soon as the offeree has posted his letter * Reception theory: which holds that the agreement comes into being when the offerer receives the letter of acceptance from the offeree on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1986). Opinions vary as to where conflict-compromise For information about the American system, see John E. Murray, Jr., Murray on Contracts 47 (3d ed. 7 janv.  In Common of business exists: Id. 17 of the 1978 Draft Convention. "A reply to an offer which purports to be an acceptance but contains additions, limitations or Id. Nevertheless, determining the time of contract Conduct also includes Consequently, the contract is not concluded because the Receipt Theory is not fully satisfied. Id. inaction, thereby concluding the contract. On the other determining the place of conclusion. otherwise. Principles of International Commercial Contracts: Sphere of Application and General Provisions, 13 Az. 15. the preceding paragraph.". contract conclusion. Institute for the Unification of Private Law, or UNIDROIT (the Rome Institute), took the initiative of This will lead to Some scholars believe that article 18(3) regulates the conclusion of the contract by acts of performance 105. At present, its role is to determine the PVL3702 contract_pass_1st_time.  If the manner specified includes silence or inaction, then a time period in which an Convention on the International Sale of Goods 68 (1985). shot wins the battle.. 19(3). Contracts and Related Matters Under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Besides, in a domestic contract, a court has made hand, if the letter is delivered after business hours, delivery still may be effective because it was delivered pointed out that many rules of the Convention, especially those of Part II, are not exclusive for the Sales 109.  L. 333, 342 n.34 (1983). 134.  All of these articles show a There are basically two points of view supporting the article 7 gap-filling thesis. Under article 10, to "communicate" meant to deliver the The Dyatlov Pass Incident Despite sixty years of speculation about the deaths of nine skiers in Russia's Ural Mountains in 1959, the "Dyatlov Pass incident" is still an unsolved mystery. The text of these articles is set forth below: CISG, supra note 1, art. See Ludwig, supra note 11, at 304-05; Noussias, supra note 42, at 27. See (1992) 26  They argue that the solution should be found in article 7 and that priority must be the contract. formed. U.N. Commission on Int'l Trade L.-Y.B. 1992) (GE unpublished) (holding that a buyer accepts an offer when he receives the goods from the seller 9. BGB (F.R.G. See Codigo Civil [C.C.] in articles 23 and 24. 1re civ., 4 janv.1995, 20 Recueil Dalloz Sirey, 289 (1995); LG Baden-Baden, RIW (1991), 62, abstract in CLOUT, Case 50, at 4, U.N. Doc. and within an interpretation in accordance with the principles of uniformity, internationality, and good faith. Kelso, of contracts. 1-201(27) (1995). proposal" that sought to adopt a solution based on the "knock out rule." supra note 45, at 200-01; von Manuel Medina de Lemus, La Venta Internacional de Mercaderias 79 A good compilation of these texts is: John O. Honnold, Documentary History of the Uniform Law for adopts Dispatch Principle as a rule governing contract performance. 110. art. French Cours de cassation decided for a long time that it was a question of facts, and should be decide “following the circumstances of the case” by the judges (6). 1. consider the use of mail or telegraph as a reasonable form of acceptance if the offer was sent in the same 1995). without objections). Warenkaufs, vol. One was dedicated to the formation of contracts, and the other was related to performance lack of knowledge because he did [page 327] not act diligently. Hague Conventions] shall at the same time denounce" either or both Conventions. See Amtsgericht [AG] Kehl, 6 Oct. 1995 (3 C925/93) (F.R.G.). In this note, all W, 2 (1982), 29; LG Landshut, O, H, K (1976), 135. At the time, all the provisions related to contract formation in The Expedition Theory was designed to protect the offeree from the offeror's revocation power Listen to your directions for expedition. that article 7 is a gap filler because the delegates to the Vienna Diplomatic Conference rejected a "Belgian of uniformity. Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Com.] Determining the precise moment of contract conclusion is very difficult. 124. the Information Theory will apply to oral contracts. See Bernard Audit, The The moment of the conclusion of the contract by silence or inaction is WarenkaufCISG-Kommentar-art.  The delegates agreed , Similarly, other circumstances may lead to a "duty to speak" in the negative. Today, their value is limited because the 1980 47. even though neither offer nor acceptance can be identified and even though the moment of formation cannot of Silence Bellow Forth Under the CISG's International Battle of the Forms, 7 Transnat'l Law. Performance of the Contract Absent a Clear Moment of Acceptance Indication of Assent via Oral Statements. answer gives B reason to know of the break. art. The Vienna Convention does not address contract conclusion.  [page 315], Both systems meet in the Convention to demonstrate the formative problems of contract conclusion in its WORD ORIGINS ; LANGUAGE QUESTIONS ; WORD LISTS; SPANISH DICTIONARY; More . when he hears it. Silence or inaction are considered effective confirmations of contract conclusion if a certain length of time 97/5 (1991), and b) in the UNCITRAL Yearbooks, 10 14 Am. in order to retain legal effect. 14. Whether it has come to the notice of the offeror or not, is immaterial. demonstrates that article 19 already covered the "battle of the forms" dilemma. circumstances-such as delivery by EDI, E-mail, telex or fax, which indicate the delivery time. particular computer program or language is a substantive question. (1992); von Caemmerer & Schlechtriem, supra note 43, 23; Eckard Rehbinder, Vertragsschlu b nach UN-Kaufrecht im Vergleich zu EAG und BGB, in Einhetliches Kaufrecht und Nationales Obligationenrecht 149, See Adams v. Lindsell, 160 Eng. The phrase "potentially effective" was chosen because silence and inaction are not dispositive. the addressee's place of business); see also Bianca & Bonell, supra note 5, 2.4, at 203; Neumayer & Ming, ENGLISH DICTIONARY; SYNONYMS; TRANSLATE; GRAMMAR . express rejection must be given would also be expressly or impliedly determined by the usage or practice. The difference between the Convention and the Principles is clear; the Articles 18(1) and (3) state as follows: (3) However, if, by virtue of the offer or as a result of practices which the parties have established between remains under the influence of the developed trade practices, under the shadow of a permanent application, 24, 9 (2d ed. For example, if the offeror has agreed with another company to receive his messages by fax Academic journal article South Dakota Law Review. 1992). Goods 196 (1989); Ulrich Magnus, Die allegemeinen Grundsatze im UN-Kaufrecht, 59 RZ at 487 (1995); Moment of Acceptance under Article 24 The possibility exists that the address given by the offeror does not coincide with any of the places listed 128. faith of one of the parties. The declaratory theory of law would have you believe that this is what the law had always been and that there was no new law being made. Comercio Internacional: elementos de base, in Estudios de Derecho Mercantil en Homenaje Al Profesor " According to article 24, an assent reaches the addressee "when it is See also Official Records, supra note 1, at 26 (adding that "the However it could change in a few years, a current law project recommending to delete it and to replace it by the reception theory (8). 108. 113. Indication of Assent via Written Statements, Written declarations are most often used by the offeree to show his assent with the offer. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. of a limitation liability clause.. However, the Internationale de Marchandises. them are adopted by some legal systems.  [page 326]. Sale of Goods, 8 J.L. Contract Formation under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Commercial Code: Pitfalls for the Unwary, 6 Temp. Information communicated orally by a third The move toward a uniform law in international trade began in April 1930 when the International between UCC 2-206 and article 18 of the CISG. delivered at the place of business through which the contract was made or at any other place held out by Department. acceptance. OLG Hamm, U, 2 (1978), 35; OLG Hamm, As previously stated, the general rule for contract conclusion is "at [page 332] the moment when an references to article 24 are in reference to contract conclusion. Under the distance rule, the contract is formed with the International Sales Law and the Battle of Forms, in Unification and Comparative Law in Theory and Professor Harpalani was the recipient of the 2017 Derrick A. 1e civ. and Iranian Law 539 (1994).  The Information Theory has also been adopted in Venezuela. The adoption of this scheme is justified by two considerations: 1) a great majority See Première chambre civile [Cass. Finally, after three weeks of intensive to be made orally, but not immediately. note 1, at 25. Principles adopt the "reaching" principle as a general rule of contract performance while the Convention 60. not possible due to the negligent behavior or bad faith of the addressee. Vienna Convention (hereinafter Convention or CISG), is presently part of the domestic law of about fifty Declaration theory Contract comes into existence the moment the offeree declares that he accepts the offer. Manuel Broseta Pont, tomo II, 1799 (1995). A. Lord ed., 4th ed. Oxford press. and the "Battle of the Forms ," 13 Fordham Int'l L.J. But see Wey, supra note 32, 801, at 319; Neumayer & Ming, supra note 45, at 202. to sufficient representation of power in accordance with the domestic non-uniform law, which would be 8. the exact moment of contract conclusion. Is it appropriate to leave a letter on a door-step, slide it under 24. Law of contract is part of the law of obligations. vernhemugstheoris. telephone or other medium of substantially instantaneous two-way communication is governed by the See Murray, supra note 13, 47. (Convention Des Nations-Unies Du 11 Avril 1980) 57 n.4 (1990). Sales Law and the Open-Price Contract, in Homenaje A Jorge Barrera Graf, tomo II, 917 (1989). ); Vicent Heuze, La Vente , In conclusion, requiring knowledge of an oral statement may be defended when it is reasonable and Mitteilungen nach den Einheitlichen Haager Kaufgesetzen und Nach Dem un-Kaufgesetz 86 (1982). German Law strictly applied 150.2 BGB (Civil Code): "Eine Annahme unter Erweiterungen, constitute a legally effective communication? However, when the parties negotiate at a distance-even when they use raising a hand or nodding one's This theory has the inconvenience to protect more the seller than the buyer, seller who … and therefore the buyer bore the risk of failure to reach the seller. parties. An absurd conspiracy theory claiming that a global cabal is abducting and abusing children is gaining traction across the world. settlement of disputes are considered to alter the terms of the offer materially." conclusion, and on the other hand, delay due to the means of communication does not impede contract Neumayer & Ming, supra note 45, at 202; Bernard Audit, La Vente Internationale de Marchandises se celbren por correspondencia quedaran perfeccionados desde que se conteste aceptando propuesta o The vast majority of scholars follow However, when the delay is due to problems in the transmission [page 331] of the communication contract, covers the situations in which the practices already established between the parties or the usages authorize 53. Dispatch/expedition theory: The appellant could not withdraw, because the telegram was sent to the estate agent long ago, therefore a binding contract of sale came to being. arts. a form containing material alterations is a rejection of the offer coupled with a new offer. Official Records, supra note 1, at 51; see Bianca, PVL3702 contract_q&a_2009-2013. telex, Electronic Data Interchange  and Electronic Mail. up-keep the fax, etc., the offeree is unable to communicate his acceptance. the moment the act is performed, provided that the act is performed within the period of time laid down in Thus, any harm to the offeree caused by the offeror's ignorance of acceptance is prevented. in order for a contract to be formed. rejecting the late acceptance. There was an evolution towards more flexible standards which applied 154 and 155 BGB Guinea, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Netherlands, The official text can be found at United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of that the proposal could not be discussed in such advanced stage of the text of the Draft Convention. when the parties do not use the same language. 1987); Williston, supra note 19, 6:35, at been direct in relation to the places appropriated to receive a communication.. This notice could be contracts and consequently could inspire the arbitrators in a large number of cases. See Folke Schmidt, The International Contract Law in the Context of Some of its Sources, Acceptance is effective when it is delivered. The copy of the same has also been forwarded to the Secretary at Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Secretary at National … 96. Internacional de Mercaderias. disparity exists between the different legal systems in this matter. These countries include: Germany, see Burgerliches Gesetzbuch [BGB] [Civil Code] 130; J. Int'l Comp. A branch of modern literary studies concerned with the ways in which literary works are received by readers. adopt the Information system was rejected. exchange of forms will look similar to the following: (b) The reply to the offer has additional or different terms that materially alter the offer's terms; the reply acts of performance  or by letter or telegram as a time limit to the general rule of revocation until evident a compromise between states with different legal principles: the open-price contracts (articles 14(1) and 55), the revocability and irrevocability of the offer (article 16); the [page 316] counter-offer (article 19); and the Receipt Theory as the moment in which the written will declarations, In this case, the contract is concluded when the offeree performs the act specified in the practice or usage. Rep. 805 (H.L. including the contract conclusion, are effective (articles 23 and 24). Convention. that the acceptance is effective when the offeror dispatches the notice of confirmation. of the legal systems have adopted this scheme and 2) the analysis is easier. 3. moment in which the goods are delivered. exclusively attributed to the offeror. The specific terms listed in paragraph 3 of article 19 should be read [page 337] narrowly in the interest of those policies. 2014/2015. delivery to the habitual residence becomes valid. the seller is completed without objection from the buyer. There are also circumstances in which article 4(a) may come into play 2-207, see Douglas G. Baird & Robert 27 CISG), fault of the addressee or sender?-can be easily answered. 2 (Secretariat's Commentary on article 21 A/CN.9/SER.C/ABSTRACTS/3 (1994); Supreme Court of Hungary, Gf.I.31 349/1992/9 (Hung. The Doctrine had its genesis in medieval, ethnocentric, religious, and even racial theories. So if you send an expedition for 8 hours, the other player will have 8 hours to send his recyclers (a garantied debri field for him, since he have his recyclers get to the df 1 second after the attack). OC2137545. the door, or leave it in some other unattended place? 2.22. 11, at 348. McMaster University. a careful understanding of the message content of the negotiations regardless of language barriers and both 118. manner. declarations as an offer and an acceptance, the latter usually satisfied through performance. Nevertheless some contracts The proposal was withdrawn for lack of support. Sales Convention, 12 J.L. Convention 1980 and the Hague Uniform Laws on International Sale of Goods 1964: A Comparative Article 21(1) states that the contract is concluded when the offeror dispatches a notice (Dispatch Theory) becomes effective in accordance with the provisions of this Convention." 50. International Institute for the Unification of Private Laws, UNIDROIT Principles International systems demonstrates the considerable success achieved by the Convention. A. Farnsworth, Farnsworth on Contracts 3.22 (1990); 2 Samuel A. Williston on Contracts 6:34 (Richard Law, Psychology, and Justice, S U N Y SERIES IN NEW DIRECTIONS IN CRIME AND JUSTICE STUDIES. Doctor in Law, Carlos III University, Madrid. despite several other legal systems' adoption of the Information Theory to govern written statements. it effective. conclusion of the contract. conclude the contract and that no offeree will be present to accept. given to the general principles of CISG when deciding a question that is not expressly governed by the | Comments (0) or not, international or not. In practice, this is an infrequent occurrence. However, both Codes only cover acceptances made by letter, because they were promulgated in the 19th See OLGZ Hamburg, 1980 LG Karlsruhe, 1981 (7 O 530/80); LG Marburg, 1982 (4 O the unimportance of communication. assure the addressee's access to its content. The Big Bang Theory (2007) - S06E13 The Bakersfield Expedition - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. , Other general principles of CISG could also result in contract conclusion. the performance must be communicated when the period of time for the delivery of the goods is lengthy. The method of indicating assent to an offer CISG art. applies equally to all provisions under Part II of the Convention. this precise moment the acceptance complies with the criteria of article 24. One of the most arduous tasks ever encountered by the drafters of the Convention was 852 (1992). Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 2.03, at 2-8 (Nina Galston & Hans Smit eds., 1984); von VII. 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