Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (2005/29) - Spain

National Law

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 29/2009 22/12/2009 01/01/2010
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

Enforcement System

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Cases

  • 161/2012
    • National ID: 161/2012
    • Common Name: 161/2012
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 19/03/2012
161/2012 161/2012 Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Court decision in appeal" 19/03/2012
  • AP de Madrid (Sección 28ª) Sentencia num. 168/2009 de 23 junio
    • National ID: AP de Madrid (Sección 28ª) Sentencia num. 168/2009 de 23 junio
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9, (c) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (f) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 23/06/2009
AP de Madrid (Sección 28ª) Sentencia num. 168/2009 de 23 junio link Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9, (c) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (f) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2." Court decision in appeal" 23/06/2009
AP de Madrid (Sección 28ª) Sentencia num. 208/2011 de 17 junio link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Court decision in appeal" 17/06/2011
  • Juzgado de lo mercantil de Madrid Sentencia de 21 de enero de 2014
Juzgado de lo mercantil de Madrid Sentencia de 21 de enero de 2014 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b) Annex I, 19. Chapter 2, Article 5, 2." Court decision, first degree" 21/01/2014
  • AP de Barcelona (Sección 16ª) Sentencia num. 323/2014 de 26 junio
AP de Barcelona (Sección 16ª) Sentencia num. 323/2014 de 26 junio link Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a) Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b) Chapter 2, Article 5, 4., (a) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Annex I, 31. Annex I, 31., -" Court decision in appeal" 26/06/2014

Legal Literature

Grandes Tratados. Comentarios a la Ley de Competencia Desleal. BIB 2011/502. Editorial Aranzadi, S.A.U., Marzo de 2011. A commentary on article 22 of the Unfair Competition Law. Phishing practices and promotional misleading practices. SANCHEZ BARRIOS, M. I. 01/01/1970
  • http://www.uniondeconsumidores.org/UC/Jornadas/archivos/Ponencia1.pdf
    • Reference: http://www.uniondeconsumidores.org/UC/Jornadas/archivos/Ponencia1.pdf
    • Title: Analysis and development of the law transposing the Directive by Law 29/09 of 30 December 2009 amending the statutory regime of unfair competition and advertising in order to enhance protection afforded to consumers and users
    • Author: B. HERNÁNDEZ
    • Publication Year: 2010
http://www.uniondeconsumidores.org/UC/Jornadas/archivos/Ponencia1.pdf Analysis and development of the law transposing the Directive by Law 29/09 of 30 December 2009 amending the statutory regime of unfair competition and advertising in order to enhance protection afforded to consumers and users B. HERNÁNDEZ 01/01/1970
  • Revista de Derecho Mercantil No. 283/2012
    • Reference: Revista de Derecho Mercantil No. 283/2012
    • Title: Consequences of the principle of full harmonisation in Directive 2005/29 on unfair commercial practices, in the light of the CJEU's recent case law
    • Author: V. MARTÍ MOYA
    • Publication Year: 2012
Revista de Derecho Mercantil No. 283/2012 Consequences of the principle of full harmonisation in Directive 2005/29 on unfair commercial practices, in the light of the CJEU's recent case law V. MARTÍ MOYA 01/01/1970
  • Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil Núm. 3/2011. Pamplona 2011.
Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil Núm. 3/2011. Pamplona 2011. Denigration as illicit competing practice after reformation of the unfair competition and advertising legal regime. R. LARA GONZÁLEZ 01/01/1970
Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil núm. 8/2011 (Estudio). Disguised trade practices. N. IRACULIS ARREGI 01/01/1970
BIB 2007\1097, Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil num.12/2007 Editorial Aranzadi, S.A.U. Illegal advertising and the study of Directive 2005/29 / EC (LCEur 2005, 1143) on unfair commercial practices. IRÁKULIS ARREGI., N.; LEIÑENA MENDIZÁBAL, E. 01/01/1970
  • http://www.uria.com/esp/actualidad_juridica/n25/04Legis13.pdf
http://www.uria.com/esp/actualidad_juridica/n25/04Legis13.pdf Intellectual and industrial property and unfair competition. Modification of the legal regime on unfair competition and publicity. A. GONZÁLEZ and M. ZAMBRINI 01/01/1970
  • Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi nº 799/2010
Actualidad Jurídica Aranzadi nº 799/2010 Legal actions relating to unfair practices and codes of conduct related to consumers and users J. G. PIPAÓN PULIDO 01/01/1970
Manual de derecho de consumo. Edificio Lex Nova, enero de 2013. Misleading advertising and unfair competition. PORTO CORTÉS, A. 01/01/1970
Aranzadi Civil-Mercantil Núm. 1/2012. Pamplona 2012 New relationships between the Trademarks Law and the Unfair Competition Law R. GARCÍA PÉREZ 01/01/1970
Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil-mercantil num. 6/2010. Editorial Aranzadi, S.A.U. The amendment of Spanish legislation in the field of unfair competition, consumer protection and retail commerce made by Law 29/2009. LEIÑENA MENDIZABAL, E.; IRACULIS ARREGUI, N. 01/01/1970
  • Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi nº 7/2010
    • Reference: Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi nº 7/2010
    • Title: The information obligations after Law 17/2009 on the free access to services activities
    • Author: J. AVILÉS GARCÍA
    • Publication Year: 2010
Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi nº 7/2010 The information obligations after Law 17/2009 on the free access to services activities J. AVILÉS GARCÍA 01/01/1970
  • Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil Nº 6
    • Reference: Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil Nº 6
    • Title: The reformation of the Spanish Law in the matter of unfair competition, consumer protection and retail commerce by Law 29/2009
    • Author: E. LEIÑENA and N. IRACULIS
    • Publication Year: 2010
Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil Nº 6 The reformation of the Spanish Law in the matter of unfair competition, consumer protection and retail commerce by Law 29/2009 E. LEIÑENA and N. IRACULIS 01/01/1970
La Reforma de la Competencia Desleal. Wolters Kluwer España. 2010 The Reformation of the Unfair Competition A. TATO PLAZA, P. FERNÁNDEZ CARBALLO-CALERO, C. HERRERA PETRUS 01/01/1970
La Reforma de la Ley de Competencia Desleal. Tirant lo Blanch. 2010 The Reformation of the Unfair Competition Law J.I. RUIZ PERIS 01/01/1970
  • Revista de Derecho Mercantil No. 284/2012
Revista de Derecho Mercantil No. 284/2012 The structural elements defining the conduct subject to the Unfair Competition Act A. SUÑOL LUCEA 01/01/1970

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