Unfair Commercial Practices Directive

DIRECTIVE 2005/29/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

 

Preamble

 

Chapter 1 - General Provisions

 

Article 1 - Purpose

 

Article 2 - Definitions

 

Article 3 - Scope

 

Article 4 - Internal market

 

Chapter 2 - Unfair Commercial Practices

 

Article 5 - Prohibition of unfair commercial practices

 

Section 1 - Misleading commercial practices

 

Article 6 - Misleading actions

 

Article 7 - Misleading omissions 

 

Section 2 - Aggressive commercial practices

 

Article 8 - Aggressive commercial practices

 

Article 9 - Use of harassment, coercion and undue influence

 

Chapter 3 - Codes Of Conduct

 

Article 10 - Codes of conduct

 

Chapter 4 - Final Provisions

 

Article 11- Enforcement

 

Article 12 - Courts and administrative authorities: substantiation of claims

 

Article 13 - Penalties

 

Article 14 - Amendments to Directive 84/450/EEC

 

Article 15 - Amendments to Directives 97/7/EC and 2002/65/EC

 

Article 16 - Amendments to Directive 98/27/EC and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004

 

Article 17 - Information

 

Article 18 - Review

 

Article 19 - Transposition

 

Article 20 - Entry into force

 

Article 21 - Addressees

 

Annexes

 

Annex 1 - Commercial practices which are in all cicumstances considered unfair

 

Annex 2 - Community law provisions setting out rules for advertising and commercial communication

 

Disclaimer

Text in force at 06-01-2019. This text can be verified at EUR-LEX. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.