Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (2005/29) - Malta

National Law

  • Commercial Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 02/10/1857
    • In force date: 12/12/2007
Commercial Code 02/10/1857 12/12/2007
  • Doorstep Contracts Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 04/02/1987
    • In force date: 11/02/1987
Doorstep Contracts Act 04/02/1987 11/02/1987
  • Consumer Affairs Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 02/12/1994
    • In force date: 23/01/1996
Consumer Affairs Act 02/12/1994 23/01/1996
  • Malta Travel and Tourism Services Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 13/07/1999
    • In force date: 01/09/1999
Malta Travel and Tourism Services Act 13/07/1999 01/09/1999
  • Distance Selling Regulations (378.08)
    • Adoption date for national laws: 17/08/2001
    • In force date: 04/09/2001
Distance Selling Regulations (378.08) 17/08/2001 04/09/2001
  • Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/11/2001
    • In force date: 01/11/2001
Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 01/11/2001 01/11/2001
  • Consumer Affairs Act (Price Indication) Regulations
    • Adoption date for national laws: 27/09/2002
    • In force date: 01/10/2002
Consumer Affairs Act (Price Indication) Regulations 27/09/2002 01/10/2002
  • Distance Selling (Retail Financial Services) Regulations (330.07)
    • Adoption date for national laws: 04/02/2005
    • In force date: 04/02/2005
Distance Selling (Retail Financial Services) Regulations (330.07) 04/02/2005 04/02/2005
  • Electronic Commerce (General) Regulations, 2006
    • Adoption date for national laws: 24/10/2006
    • In force date: 24/10/2006
Electronic Commerce (General) Regulations, 2006 24/10/2006 24/10/2006
  • Injunctions for the Protection of the Interests of Consumers (Package Travel and Protection of Buyers in Contracts for Time Sharing of Immovable Property) Regulations, 2006
    • Adoption date for national laws: 24/11/2006
    • In force date: 24/11/2006
Injunctions for the Protection of the Interests of Consumers (Package Travel and Protection of Buyers in Contracts for Time Sharing of Immovable Property) Regulations, 2006 24/11/2006 24/11/2006
Consumer Affairs Act (Chapter 378 of the Laws of Malta) 29/01/2008 12/12/2007
Commercial Code (Chapter 13 of the Laws of Malta) 29/01/2008 12/12/2007
  • Medicines Products (Injunctions to Advertising) Regulations 2008
    • Adoption date for national laws: 12/02/2008
    • In force date: 12/02/2008
Medicines Products (Injunctions to Advertising) Regulations 2008 12/02/2008 12/02/2008
  • Protection of Consumers (Timeshare, Long-term Holiday Product, Resale and Exchange Contracts) Regulations
    • Adoption date for national laws: 25/03/2011
    • In force date: 25/03/2011
Protection of Consumers (Timeshare, Long-term Holiday Product, Resale and Exchange Contracts) Regulations 25/03/2011 25/03/2011
Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority Act 23/05/2011 23/05/2011
Collective Proceedings Act 01/08/2013 01/08/2012
  • Consumer Rights Regulations
    • Adoption date for national laws: 17/12/2013
    • In force date: 13/06/2014
Consumer Rights Regulations 17/12/2013 13/06/2014
  • Consumer Affairs (Amendment) Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 25/03/2014
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Consumer Affairs (Amendment) Act 25/03/2014 01/01/9999
  • Malta Travel and Tourism Services Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Malta Travel and Tourism Services Act 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Distance Selling Regulations, 2001
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 04/09/2001
Distance Selling Regulations, 2001 01/01/9999 04/09/2001
  • Doorstep Contracts Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 05/03/1987
Doorstep Contracts Act 01/01/9999 05/03/1987
  • Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations, 2000
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 25/08/2000
Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations, 2000 01/01/9999 25/08/2000
  • Protection of Consumers (Timeshare, Long-Term Holiday Product, Resale and Exchange Contracts) Regulations, 2011
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 25/03/2011
Protection of Consumers (Timeshare, Long-Term Holiday Product, Resale and Exchange Contracts) Regulations, 2011 01/01/9999 25/03/2011
  • Consumer Affairs Act (Price Indication) Regulations
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/10/2002
Consumer Affairs Act (Price Indication) Regulations 01/01/9999 01/10/2002
  • Protection of Buyers in Contracts for Time Sharing of Immovable Property Regulations, 2000
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 15/09/2001
Protection of Buyers in Contracts for Time Sharing of Immovable Property Regulations, 2000 01/01/9999 15/09/2001
  • Consumer Affairs Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 15/10/2002
Consumer Affairs Act 01/01/9999 15/10/2002

Enforcement System

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Cases

  • Court of Appeal, Judgement 3/2011/1
    • National ID: Court of Appeal, Judgement 3/2011/1
    • Common Name: Borg Bonello Benny vs Awtorita' ta' Malta Ghall-Kompetizzjoni u Ghall-Affarijiet tal-Konsumatur u d-Direttur Generali (Konsumatur)
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6
    • Decision type: Administrative decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 29/10/2019
Court of Appeal, Judgement 3/2011/1 Borg Bonello Benny vs Awtorita' ta' Malta Ghall-Kompetizzjoni u Ghall-Affarijiet tal-Konsumatur u d-Direttur Generali (Konsumatur) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6" Administrative decision in appeal" 29/10/2019
  • Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018
    • National ID: Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018
    • Common Name: Gravino Anthony et vs La Valette Funds SICAL p.l.c. et
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Article 5
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 16/12/2019
Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018 Gravino Anthony et vs La Valette Funds SICAL p.l.c. et Chapter 2, Article 5" Other" 16/12/2019
  • Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018
    • National ID: Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018
    • Common Name: Gravino Anthony et vs La Valette Funds SICAV p.l.c. et.
    • Directive Part: Article 4 link
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 16/12/2019
Court of Appeal, Judgement 23/2018 Gravino Anthony et vs La Valette Funds SICAV p.l.c. et. Article 4 link" Other" 16/12/2019
  • Civil Court (First Hall), Judgement 85/2015/1
    • National ID: Civil Court (First Hall), Judgement 85/2015/1
    • Common Name: L-Ghaqda tal-Konsumaturi et vs GlocalCapital Financial Management Limited (C30053)
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6
    • Decision type: Court decision, first degree
    • Decision date: 14/01/2019
Civil Court (First Hall), Judgement 85/2015/1 L-Ghaqda tal-Konsumaturi et vs GlocalCapital Financial Management Limited (C30053) Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7 Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6" Court decision, first degree" 14/01/2019
Qorti Ta’ L-Appell Seduta 24 ta’ April 2009. Appell Civili Numru 15/2008 link Chapter 2, Article 5, 4." Court decision in appeal" 24/04/2009
  • CCT 354/09 Joseph Cassar v George Barbara
CCT 354/09 Joseph Cassar v George Barbara link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Court decision, first degree" 05/07/2010
CCT 29/10 Anne Marie & Eman Vella vs. International Sales Direct link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Court decision, first degree" 04/10/2010
  • CCT 440/09 John Caruana v Bonsons Limited
CCT 440/09 John Caruana v Bonsons Limited link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (a)" Administrative decision, first degree" 06/12/2010
  • CCT 2/10 Kenneth Ciangura vs AR Tech Limited
    • National ID: CCT 2/10 Kenneth Ciangura vs AR Tech Limited
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (a)
    • Decision type: Court decision, first degree
    • Decision date: 06/12/2010
CCT 2/10 Kenneth Ciangura vs AR Tech Limited link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (a)" Court decision, first degree" 06/12/2010
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    • National ID: link
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Administrative decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 17/04/2013
link link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d) Chapter 2, Article 5, 1." Administrative decision in appeal" 17/04/2013
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    • National ID: link
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.
    • Decision type: Administrative decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 26/02/2014
link link Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2. Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1." Administrative decision in appeal" 26/02/2014

Legal Literature

  • Id-Dritt, Vol. XXII
    • Reference: Id-Dritt, Vol. XXII
    • Title: Defining the consumer in order to protect him – the continuous duel between the notion of ‘consumer’ in EU directives and in the Court of Justice’s free movement decisions
    • Author: AZZOPARDI, A.
    • Publication Year: 2012
Id-Dritt, Vol. XXII Defining the consumer in order to protect him – the continuous duel between the notion of ‘consumer’ in EU directives and in the Court of Justice’s free movement decisions AZZOPARDI, A. 01/01/1970
  • University of Malta, LL.D thesis
    • Reference: University of Malta, LL.D thesis
    • Title: Maximum harmonization in EU consumer protection legislation: its impact on the scope of the protection afforded to consumers by national law
    • Author: CUTAJAR, S.
    • Publication Year: 2013
University of Malta, LL.D thesis Maximum harmonization in EU consumer protection legislation: its impact on the scope of the protection afforded to consumers by national law CUTAJAR, S. 01/01/1970
  • ELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. II, p 41
ELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. II, p 41 The contribution of EU Directives to the objective of consumer protection AZZOPARDI, A. 01/01/1970

Other material

Digisec Media Limited (C56612) vs Director General (Consumer Affairs) et, Judgement 111/2018 Civil Court, First Hall, Constitutional Jurisdiction. (Preliminary decision)
Cordina Darren et vs Automated Revenue Management Services Limited (C46054), Judgement 1021/2017 Civil Court, First Hall. (Preliminary decision)
  • You are a Consumer
You are a Consumer Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority