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Part VII Obligations of the Seller, 30 Documents and Costs

From: Global Sales and Contract Law

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Pascal Hachem, Christopher Kee

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 27 February 2024

Bills of lading — Documentary credits — Documents and costs and obligations of the seller — Conformity of goods — Handing over goods — Documents of title
30.01 The respective characteristic obligations under a sales contract are in many instances necessarily accompanied by additional obligations to procure licences and documents, and to pay certain costs and expenses. For example, transportation may need to be arranged, an insurance policy may have to be obtained or the goods may need to be weighed or otherwise measured. 30.02 The allocation of these obligations and the corresponding costs is first upon the parties. In this particular instance, practices and/or usages will often exist.1 In most situations, the...
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