Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83) - Spain

National Law

  • The General Act, of November 11th, on Advertising
    • Adoption date for national laws: 11/11/1988
    • In force date: 15/11/1988
The General Act, of November 11th, on Advertising 11/11/1988 15/11/1988
  • Royal Legislative Decree 1/2007, of 16 November, approving the revised text of the General Law for the Protection of Consumers and Users and other complementary laws.
    • Adoption date for national laws: 26/11/2007
    • In force date: 01/12/2007
Royal Legislative Decree 1/2007, of 16 November, approving the revised text of the General Law for the Protection of Consumers and Users and other complementary laws. 26/11/2007 01/12/2007
  • Royal Decree of 24 July 1889 by which the Civil Code is published
    • Adoption date for national laws: 24/07/1889
    • In force date: 25/07/1889
Royal Decree of 24 July 1889 by which the Civil Code is published 24/07/1889 25/07/1889
  • Royal Decree 3423/2000 of 15 December on the regulation of the indication of prices of the products offered to the consumers and users
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 29/12/2000
Royal Decree 3423/2000 of 15 December on the regulation of the indication of prices of the products offered to the consumers and users 01/01/9999 29/12/2000
  • Royal Decree 3423/2000, of 15 December, on the regulation of price indication of products offered to consumers and users
    • Adoption date for national laws: 28/12/2000
    • In force date: 29/12/2000
Royal Decree 3423/2000, of 15 December, on the regulation of price indication of products offered to consumers and users 28/12/2000 29/12/2000
  • Organic Law 9/1985, of July 1st, on the Judiciary
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/07/1985
    • In force date: 03/07/1985
Organic Law 9/1985, of July 1st, on the Judiciary 01/07/1985 03/07/1985
  • Norms of the Autonomous Communities about Travel (examples)
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Norms of the Autonomous Communities about Travel (examples) 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Legislative Decree 1/2007
    • Adoption date for national laws: 26/11/2007
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Legislative Decree 1/2007 26/11/2007 01/01/9999
  • Law No. 32/2003 of 3 November on Telecommunications
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 05/11/2003
Law No. 32/2003 of 3 November on Telecommunications 01/01/9999 05/11/2003
  • Law No. 26/1991 of 21 November on consumer protection in case of contracts concluded out of the business premises
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 17/12/1991
Law No. 26/1991 of 21 November on consumer protection in case of contracts concluded out of the business premises 01/01/9999 17/12/1991
  • Law 7/1998 of 13th April on Standard Terms in Contracts
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 05/05/1998
Law 7/1998 of 13th April on Standard Terms in Contracts 01/01/9999 05/05/1998
  • Law 7/1998, 13 April, on general contracting conditions
    • Adoption date for national laws: 14/04/1998
    • In force date: 04/05/1998
Law 7/1998, 13 April, on general contracting conditions 14/04/1998 04/05/1998
  • Law 7/1996, of 15 January 1996, on the Regulation of Retail Commerce
    • Adoption date for national laws: 15/01/1996
    • In force date: 17/01/1996
Law 7/1996, of 15 January 1996, on the Regulation of Retail Commerce 15/01/1996 17/01/1996
  • Law 47/2002 of 19 December on the reform of the Law 7/1996 on retail trade, for the transposition into the Spanish legal system of the Directive 97/7/EC
    • Adoption date for national laws: 19/12/2002
    • In force date: 01/01/2003
Law 47/2002 of 19 December on the reform of the Law 7/1996 on retail trade, for the transposition into the Spanish legal system of the Directive 97/7/EC 19/12/2002 01/01/2003
  • Law 42/1998 of 15 December on timesharing rights on immovable goods for tourist use and taxation norms
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 06/01/1999
Law 42/1998 of 15 December on timesharing rights on immovable goods for tourist use and taxation norms 01/01/9999 06/01/1999
  • Law 4/2012, of July 6, on timesharing, acquisition of long-term vacation products, resale and exchange, and tax rules
    • Adoption date for national laws: 06/07/2012
    • In force date: 07/07/2012
Law 4/2012, of July 6, on timesharing, acquisition of long-term vacation products, resale and exchange, and tax rules 06/07/2012 07/07/2012
  • Law 39/2002 of 28th of October for the transposition into the Spanish legal system of some Community Directives on protection of the interests of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 19/11/2002
Law 39/2002 of 28th of October for the transposition into the Spanish legal system of some Community Directives on protection of the interests of consumers 01/01/9999 19/11/2002
  • Law 34/2002 of 11 July on the services of the information society and on electronic commerce
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 12/10/2002
Law 34/2002 of 11 July on the services of the information society and on electronic commerce 01/01/9999 12/10/2002
  • Law 3/1991, 10 January, of Unfair Competition
    • Adoption date for national laws: 11/01/1991
    • In force date: 31/01/1991
Law 3/1991, 10 January, of Unfair Competition 11/01/1991 31/01/1991
Law 29/2009 22/12/2009 01/01/2010
  • Law 23/2003 on consumer sales
    • Adoption date for national laws: 10/07/2003
    • In force date: 11/09/2003
Law 23/2003 on consumer sales 10/07/2003 11/09/2003
  • Law 22/2007, of July 11, on distance trading of financial services for consumers.
    • Adoption date for national laws: 11/07/2007
    • In force date: 12/10/2007
Law 22/2007, of July 11, on distance trading of financial services for consumers. 11/07/2007 12/10/2007
  • Law 21/1995, of 6th of July on package travels
Law 21/1995, of 6th of July on package travels 01/01/9999 07/10/1995
  • Law 1/2000, of 7th January, of Civil Procedure
    • Adoption date for national laws: 07/01/2000
    • In force date: 08/01/2001
Law 1/2000, of 7th January, of Civil Procedure 07/01/2000 08/01/2001
  • Law 1/2000, of 7th January, of Civil Procedure
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 08/01/2001
Law 1/2000, of 7th January, of Civil Procedure 01/01/9999 08/01/2001
  • Act No 8/2012 on Timeshare Contracts
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Act No 8/2012 on Timeshare Contracts 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Act 29/2006 on pharmaceuticals
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 26/07/2006
Act 29/2006 on pharmaceuticals 01/01/9999 26/07/2006
  • 39/2015 Act , of October 1, on the Common Administrative Procedure of the Public Administrations.
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/10/2015
    • In force date: 02/10/2016
39/2015 Act , of October 1, on the Common Administrative Procedure of the Public Administrations. 01/10/2015 02/10/2016
  • 30/1992 Act, on the Common Legal Framework and Administrative Procedure
    • Adoption date for national laws: 26/11/1992
    • In force date: 27/02/1993
30/1992 Act, on the Common Legal Framework and Administrative Procedure 26/11/1992 27/02/1993

Enforcement System

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Cases

TS (Sala de lo Civil, Sección 1ª) Sentencia no. 533/2015 de 3 diciembre link Chapter 3, Article 7, 2. Chapter 3, Article 8, 7. Chapter 3, Article 8, 6." Supreme court decision" 03/12/2015
AP de Valencia (Sección 7ª) Sentencia no. 444/2012 de 27 julio link Chapter 3, Article 8 Chapter 3, Article 10 Chapter 3, Article 7" Court decision in appeal" 27/07/2012
AP de Murcia (Sección 5ª) Sentencia no. 298/2009 de 15 septiembre link Chapter 3, Article 9" Court decision in appeal" 15/09/2009
AP de Barcelona (Sección 17ª) Sentencia no. 640/2011 de 21 diciembre link Chapter 3, Article 9 Chapter 3, Article 6, 1., (h) Chapter 3, Article 10" Court decision in appeal" 21/12/2011

Legal Literature

  • Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil no. 5/2015
    • Reference: Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil no. 5/2015
    • Title: Consumer protection in distance and off-premises contracts after the reform of the Spanish Consumer Protection Act by Law 3/2014 (implementing the Directive 2011/83)
    • Author: COSTAS RODAL, L.
    • Publication Year: 2015
Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil no. 5/2015 Consumer protection in distance and off-premises contracts after the reform of the Spanish Consumer Protection Act by Law 3/2014 (implementing the Directive 2011/83) COSTAS RODAL, L. 01/01/1970
  • Revista de Derecho Patrimonial no. 35/2014
    • Reference: Revista de Derecho Patrimonial no. 35/2014
    • Title: New introductions to the Spanish Consumer Protection Act by Law 3/2014: a new legal regime on the right of withdrawal?
    • Author: BELUCHE RINCÓN, I.
    • Publication Year: 2014
Revista de Derecho Patrimonial no. 35/2014 New introductions to the Spanish Consumer Protection Act by Law 3/2014: a new legal regime on the right of withdrawal? BELUCHE RINCÓN, I. 01/01/1970
  • Revista Aranzadi Doctrinal no. 2/2015
    • Reference: Revista Aranzadi Doctrinal no. 2/2015
    • Title: New terms for exercising the right of withdrawal by the consumer and return of allowances according to Law 3/2014 of 27 March, revising the text of the General Law for the Defence of Consumers and Users
    • Author: CAMACHO PEREIRA, C.
    • Publication Year: 2015
Revista Aranzadi Doctrinal no. 2/2015 New terms for exercising the right of withdrawal by the consumer and return of allowances according to Law 3/2014 of 27 March, revising the text of the General Law for the Defence of Consumers and Users CAMACHO PEREIRA, C. 01/01/1970

Other material

  • My rights as consumer
My rights as consumer Administrative Body of the Autonomous Community of Madrid
Electronic Commerce and Digital Signature FACUA (Spanish consumer association)
Your new rights according to the amendment of the Consumers Act FACUA (Spanish consumer association)