Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (2005/29) - France

National Law

  • Order of 3 December 1987 regarding consumer information on prices
    • Adoption date for national laws: 03/12/1987
    • In force date: 10/12/1987
Order of 3 December 1987 regarding consumer information on prices 03/12/1987 10/12/1987
  • Consumer Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 18/01/1992
    • In force date: 01/10/2016
Consumer Code 18/01/1992 01/10/2016
  • Legislative Act n°92-645 of the 13th july 1992 defining the conditions of exercice of the activites relating to the organisation and the sale of travels or journeys
    • Adoption date for national laws: 13/07/1992
    • In force date: 14/07/1992
Legislative Act n°92-645 of the 13th july 1992 defining the conditions of exercice of the activites relating to the organisation and the sale of travels or journeys 13/07/1992 14/07/1992
  • Order of 16 November 1999 on the indication of unit prices for certain prewrapped products offered to consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 16/11/1999
    • In force date: 24/11/1999
Order of 16 November 1999 on the indication of unit prices for certain prewrapped products offered to consumers 16/11/1999 24/11/1999
  • Tourism Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 20/12/2004
    • In force date: 10/02/2017
Tourism Code 20/12/2004 10/02/2017
Articles L. 121-1 and L. 121-1-1 of the Consumer Code implementing Articles 6 and 7 of the Directive and its Annex I 03/01/2008 05/01/2008
  • Law n° 2008-3 of 3 January 2008 for the development of competition to the benefit of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 03/01/2008
    • In force date: 05/01/2008
Law n° 2008-3 of 3 January 2008 for the development of competition to the benefit of consumers 03/01/2008 05/01/2008
Article L. 120-1 of the Consumer Code implementing Article 5 of the UCP Directive 03/01/2008 05/01/2008
Articles L. 122-11 to L. 122-15 of the Consumer Code implementing Articles 8 and 9 of the UCP Directive 03/01/2008 05/01/2008
  • Law n° 2008-776 of 4 August 2008 of modernisation of the economy
    • Adoption date for national laws: 04/08/2008
    • In force date: 06/08/2008
Law n° 2008-776 of 4 August 2008 of modernisation of the economy 04/08/2008 06/08/2008
  • Order of 15 June 2010 determining the content of standard information forms relating to timeshare contracts, long-term holiday product contracts, resale contracts, exchange contracts and the content of Standard withdrawal form to facilitate the right of withdrawal
    • Adoption date for national laws: 15/06/2010
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Order of 15 June 2010 determining the content of standard information forms relating to timeshare contracts, long-term holiday product contracts, resale contracts, exchange contracts and the content of Standard withdrawal form to facilitate the right of withdrawal 15/06/2010 01/01/9999
Articles L. 121-35, L. 121-36 and L. 122-1 of the Consumer Code 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
  • Law n° 2011-525 of 17 May 2011 of simplification and improvement of the quality of law
    • Adoption date for national laws: 17/05/2011
    • In force date: 19/05/2011
Law n° 2011-525 of 17 May 2011 of simplification and improvement of the quality of law 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
Article L. 122-3 of the Consumer Code 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
Article L. 121-8 of the Consumer Code on comparative advertising 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
  • Law n° 2011-525 of 17 May 2011 of simplification and improvement of the quality of law
    • Adoption date for national laws: 17/05/2011
    • In force date: 19/05/2011
Law n° 2011-525 of 17 May 2011 of simplification and improvement of the quality of law 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
Article L. 121-2 of the Consumer Code, Articles L. 121-3 to L. 121-7 of the Consumer Code and Articles L. 141-1 to L. 141-4 implementing Article 11 of the Directive 17/05/2011 19/05/2011
  • Law n° 2014-344 of March 17th, 2014 related to consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 17/03/2014
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Law n° 2014-344 of March 17th, 2014 related to consumers 17/03/2014 01/01/9999
  • Decree n° 2016-884 of June 29th, 2016
    • Adoption date for national laws: 29/06/2016
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Decree n° 2016-884 of June 29th, 2016 29/06/2016 01/01/9999
  • Tourism Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Tourism Code 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Decree of 16 November 1999 on the indication of unit prices for certain prewrapped products offered to consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 24/11/1999
Decree of 16 November 1999 on the indication of unit prices for certain prewrapped products offered to consumers 01/01/9999 24/11/1999
  • Regulation No. 2001-741 of 23 August 2001 implementing EC Directives on Consumer Law
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 25/08/2001
Regulation No. 2001-741 of 23 August 2001 implementing EC Directives on Consumer Law 01/01/9999 25/08/2001
  • Consumer Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Consumer Code 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Decree No.94-490 on the conditions to exercise the activities relating to the organisation and the sale of packages or journeys
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 17/06/1994
Decree No.94-490 on the conditions to exercise the activities relating to the organisation and the sale of packages or journeys 01/01/9999 17/06/1994
  • Regulation No. 2005-136 of 17 February 2005 on the guarantee of conformity to the contract of the good owed to the consumer by the seller
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 18/02/2005
Regulation No. 2005-136 of 17 February 2005 on the guarantee of conformity to the contract of the good owed to the consumer by the seller 01/01/9999 18/02/2005

Enforcement System

No results available


Cases

  • 10/04016
    • National ID: 10/04016
    • Common Name: 10/04016
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 10/05/2012
10/04016 10/04016 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)" Court decision in appeal" 10/05/2012
  • 10/16013
    • National ID: 10/16013
    • Common Name: 10/16013
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 2.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 24/10/2012
10/16013 10/16013 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 2." Court decision in appeal" 24/10/2012
  • 11/05403
    • National ID: 11/05403
    • Common Name: 11/05403
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 3. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d)
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 22/01/2013
11/05403 11/05403 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 3. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d)" Court decision in appeal" 22/01/2013
  • 11-27729
    • National ID: 11-27729
    • Common Name: 11-27729
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 04/12/2012
11-27729 11-27729 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Supreme court decision" 04/12/2012
  • 11-27782
    • National ID: 11-27782
    • Common Name: 11-27782
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 20/12/2012
11-27782 11-27782 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Supreme court decision" 20/12/2012
  • 12/07664
    • National ID: 12/07664
    • Common Name: 12/07664
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9 Chapter 2, Article 5, 2.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 05/11/2013
12/07664 12/07664 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9 Chapter 2, Article 5, 2." Court decision in appeal" 05/11/2013
  • 09/03660
    • National ID: 09/03660
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 14/05/2009
09/03660 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Court decision in appeal" 14/05/2009
  • #09/00010
    • National ID: #09/00010
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 20/10/2009
#09/00010 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1." Court decision in appeal" 20/10/2009
  • N° 08/12771
    • National ID: N° 08/12771
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 2.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 26/11/2009
N° 08/12771 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 2." Court decision in appeal" 26/11/2009
  • #09-83059
    • National ID: #09-83059
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 15/12/2009
#09-83059 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 4. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Supreme court decision" 15/12/2009
  • 09-11.161
    • National ID: 09-11.161
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Annex I, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 15/11/2010
09-11.161 link Annex I, 1." Supreme court decision" 15/11/2010
  • #08/22044
    • National ID: #08/22044
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (e)
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 02/12/2010
#08/22044 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (e)" Court decision in appeal" 02/12/2010
  • #10/00567
    • National ID: #10/00567
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (a)
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 16/12/2010
#10/00567 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (a)" Court decision in appeal" 16/12/2010
  • No. 09/09169
    • National ID: No. 09/09169
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 05/05/2011
No. 09/09169 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1." Court decision in appeal" 05/05/2011
  • No. 10-10.800
    • National ID: No. 10-10.800
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (a) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 06/10/2011
No. 10-10.800 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (a) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)" Supreme court decision" 06/10/2011
  • No. 10-27.402
    • National ID: No. 10-27.402
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 29/11/2011
No. 10-27.402 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Supreme court decision" 29/11/2011
  • 11-18807
    • National ID: 11-18807
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5, 2.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 12/07/2012
11-18807 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 2." Supreme court decision" 12/07/2012
  • 11/00483
    • National ID: 11/00483
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 13/11/2012
11/00483 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1. Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Court decision in appeal" 13/11/2012
  • 11/12825
    • National ID: 11/12825
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 24/05/2013
11/12825 link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Court decision in appeal" 24/05/2013
  • 12/02917
    • National ID: 12/02917
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Annex I, 31. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (a) Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 12/09/2013
12/02917 link Annex I, 31. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (a) Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8 Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 9" Court decision in appeal" 12/09/2013
  • 14-85.791
    • National ID: 14-85.791
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: link
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 01/09/2015
14-85.791 link link" Supreme court decision" 01/09/2015
  • 14-84.072
    • National ID: 14-84.072
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: link
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 13/01/2016
14-84.072 link link" Supreme court decision" 13/01/2016

Legal Literature

Journal des Sociétés, September 2010, N°79, pages 33-37 Aggressive Commercial Practices P. VANNI 01/01/1970
Petites affiches, February 23, 2009, No. 38, page 3 Comments on the consumer aspects of the law on the modernisation of the economy X. LAGARDE 01/01/1970
Contrats Concurrence Consommation No. 8, August 2011, Alerte 64. Conditional offers, premium offers and sweepstakes are now officially lawful: legal evolution or new complex issues to come? A.L. FALKMAN 01/01/1970
Cahiers de droit de l'entreprise n° 4, Juillet 2013, dossier 28 Control of unfair commercial practices - Feedback on the implementation and enforcement in France of directive 2005/29/EC D. ROSKIS and C.M. DOREMUS 01/01/1970
  • RTD civ. 2005. 746
    • Reference: RTD civ. 2005. 746
    • Title: Directive 2005/29 CE on unfair commercial practices , a full-harmonisation directive
    • Author: REMY-CORLAY, P.
    • Publication Year: 2005
RTD civ. 2005. 746 Directive 2005/29 CE on unfair commercial practices , a full-harmonisation directive REMY-CORLAY, P. 01/01/1970
Droit pénal No. 2, February 2008, étude 4 From false advertising to misleading commercial practices S. FOURNIER 01/01/1970
  • RSC 2008. 388
    • Reference: RSC 2008. 388
    • Title: Law N°2003-3 for development of competition to the benefit of consumers
    • Author: AMENC, P.
    • Publication Year: 2008
RSC 2008. 388 Law N°2003-3 for development of competition to the benefit of consumers AMENC, P. 01/01/1970
Revue des contrats, April 1, 2008, No. 2, page 345 Law of 3 January 2008, unfair, misleading, aggressive commercial practices D. FENOUILLET 01/01/1970
Revue des contrats, January 1, 2009, No. 1, page 128 Law on modernisation of the economy of 4 August 2008 and reform of unfair commercial practices law D. FENOUILLET 01/01/1970
Revue Lamy Droit des affaires 2008, No. 32, November 2008. LME and reinforcement of consumer protection: a nightmare for abiding companies… M. BRUSCHI 01/01/1970
Journal des Sociétés, September 2010, N°79, pages 20-32 Misleading Commercial Practices N. GENTY 01/01/1970
  • AJ pénal 2009. 22
    • Reference: AJ pénal 2009. 22
    • Title: New unfair commercial practices after Law LME of August 4, 2008
    • Author: AMBROISE-CASTEROT, C.
    • Publication Year: 2009
AJ pénal 2009. 22 New unfair commercial practices after Law LME of August 4, 2008 AMBROISE-CASTEROT, C. 01/01/1970
Journal des Sociétés, September 2010, N°79, pages 38-42 Other Unfair Commercial Practices A. DONADIEU and H. LECAILLON 01/01/1970
  • Recueil Dalloz 2008 p.68
    • Reference: Recueil Dalloz 2008 p.68
    • Title: Publication of Law for the for development of competition
    • Author: CHEVRIER, E., DELPECH, X.
    • Publication Year: 2008
Recueil Dalloz 2008 p.68 Publication of Law for the for development of competition CHEVRIER, E., DELPECH, X. 01/01/1970
  • D. 2008. 429
    • Reference: D. 2008. 429
    • Title: Reform of the commercial practices. Law N° 2008-3 of January 3, 2008
    • Author: FERRIER, D.
    • Publication Year: 2008
D. 2008. 429 Reform of the commercial practices. Law N° 2008-3 of January 3, 2008 FERRIER, D. 01/01/1970
  • Contrats Concurrence Consommation No. 3, March 2008, Etude 3
Contrats Concurrence Consommation No. 3, March 2008, Etude 3 The modifications of Consumer Law resulting from Law No. 2008-3 of 3 January 2008 for the development of competition to benefit consumers G. RAYMOND 01/01/1970
  • Dalloz Actualités, Affaires, October 2011
    • Reference: Dalloz Actualités, Affaires, October 2011
    • Title: The new legal regime of sales promotions, unfair commercial practices : European context and implementation into French law
    • Author: J. MOURRE
    • Publication Year: 2011
Dalloz Actualités, Affaires, October 2011 The new legal regime of sales promotions, unfair commercial practices : European context and implementation into French law J. MOURRE 01/01/1970
  • Petites affiches, November 21, 2008, No. 234, page 8
Petites affiches, November 21, 2008, No. 234, page 8 The offence of misleading commercial practices replaces the offence of false or likely to mislead advertising J. LASSERE-CAPDEVILLE 01/01/1970
  • La Semaine Juridique Entreprise et Affaires n° 37, 13 Septembre 2012, 1531
La Semaine Juridique Entreprise et Affaires n° 37, 13 Septembre 2012, 1531 The online sale of a computer with pre-installed operating software is not an unfair commercial practice when it is possible to purchase the same computer without the software from another linked website E. BAZIN 01/01/1970
  • Revue Lamy Droit de l'Immatériel, 2013, n° 91
    • Reference: Revue Lamy Droit de l'Immatériel, 2013, n° 91
    • Title: The privileged display, in consideration of payment, of commercial offers on price comparison engines and online buyer's guides: what obligation of transparency after the decision of the Court of Cassation of 4 December 2012?
    • Author: S. PROUST
    • Publication Year: 2013
Revue Lamy Droit de l'Immatériel, 2013, n° 91 The privileged display, in consideration of payment, of commercial offers on price comparison engines and online buyer's guides: what obligation of transparency after the decision of the Court of Cassation of 4 December 2012? S. PROUST 01/01/1970
Contrats Concurrence Consommation n° 3, Mars 2013, comm. 69 The promotional nature of the price was clearly stated: the unfair commercial practice is not characterized G. RAYMOND 01/01/1970
La Semaine Juridique Edition Générale No. 36, September 3, 2008, I 180. The reform of unfair commercial practices by the Chatel Law - Civil law principles meet consumer law M. CANNARSA 01/01/1970
  • AJ Pénal 2009, page 22.
    • Reference: AJ Pénal 2009, page 22.
    • Title: The reform of unfair commercial practices by the Chatel Law - Civil law principles meet consumer law.
    • Author: C. AMBROISE-CASTEROT
    • Publication Year: 2009
AJ Pénal 2009, page 22. The reform of unfair commercial practices by the Chatel Law - Civil law principles meet consumer law. C. AMBROISE-CASTEROT 01/01/1970
Communication Commerce électronique No.11, November 2011, étude 21 The sale of a computer with pre-installed software is an unfair practice P. STOFFEL-MUNCK 01/01/1970
Lexbase Hebdo edition privée n° 497, 13 septembre 2012, n° Lexbase : N3416BTP Tied sale, software and application of Directive on unfair commercial practices M. DEPINCE 01/01/1970
Journal des Sociétés, September 2010, N°79, pages 10-19 Unfair Commercial Practices: History and Contents of Directive 2005/29/CE M. KOEHLER DE MONTBLANC and C. HOVNANIAN 01/01/1970
Lexbase Hebdo edition affaires n° 283, 9 février 2012, n° Lexbase : N0108BT8 Unfair commercial practices: the requirement of a material distortion of the consumer's behavior V. MARX 01/01/1970
  • Gazette du Palais, January 12, 2012, No. 12, page 14
Gazette du Palais, January 12, 2012, No. 12, page 14 Useful precisions on the material element of the offense of misleading commercial practices J. LASSERRE CAPDEVILLE 01/01/1970

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