Unfair Contract Terms Directive (93/13) - Greece

National Law

  • Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 16/11/1994
    • In force date: 16/11/1994
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 16/11/1994 16/11/1994
  • PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 339 On package travel, in line with the Directive 90/314 (ΕΕL 158/59) on package travel, package holidays and package tours.
    • Adoption date for national laws: 05/09/1996
    • In force date: 11/09/1996
PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 339 On package travel, in line with the Directive 90/314 (ΕΕL 158/59) on package travel, package holidays and package tours. 05/09/1996 11/09/1996
  • Civil Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 21/08/2002
    • In force date: 21/08/2002
Civil Code 21/08/2002 21/08/2002
  • Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 21/08/2002
    • In force date: 21/08/2002
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 21/08/2002 21/08/2002
  • Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 10/07/2007
    • In force date: 10/07/2007
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 10/07/2007 10/07/2007
  • Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 10/07/2007
    • In force date: 10/07/2007
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 10/07/2007 10/07/2007
  • LAW 3587 Amendment and supplementation of Law 2251/1994 on "Consumers'' protection" as in effect
LAW 3587 Amendment and supplementation of Law 2251/1994 on "Consumers'' protection" as in effect 10/07/2007 10/07/2007
  • Joint Ministerial Decision Number Z1-130 Harmonisation of Greek legislation with Directive 2088/122/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 January 2009 on the protection of consumers in respect of certain aspects of timeshare, long-term holiday product, resale and exchange contracts (OJ L 33 of 03.02.2009)
    • Adoption date for national laws: 21/02/2011
    • In force date: 22/02/2011
Joint Ministerial Decision Number Z1-130 Harmonisation of Greek legislation with Directive 2088/122/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 January 2009 on the protection of consumers in respect of certain aspects of timeshare, long-term holiday product, resale and exchange contracts (OJ L 33 of 03.02.2009) 21/02/2011 22/02/2011
  • Ministerial Decision no. Z1-111, "Adaptation of Greek legislation to [...] b) Directive 2009/22 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23. April 2009 on on injunctions for the protection of consumers' interests (Codified version) published in the Official Journal of the EC no. L 110 of 1.5.2009, p.30, [...}
    • Adoption date for national laws: 07/03/2012
    • In force date: 07/03/2012
Ministerial Decision no. Z1-111, "Adaptation of Greek legislation to [...] b) Directive 2009/22 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23. April 2009 on on injunctions for the protection of consumers' interests (Codified version) published in the Official Journal of the EC no. L 110 of 1.5.2009, p.30, [...} 07/03/2012 07/03/2012
  • Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 07/03/2012
    • In force date: 07/03/2012
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 07/03/2012 07/03/2012
  • Law no 2251/1994 Protection of consumers
    • Adoption date for national laws: 30/08/2013
    • In force date: 13/06/2014
Law no 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 30/08/2013 13/06/2014
  • Common Ministerial Decision No Z1-891 Adaptation of Greek legislation to Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on consumer rights, amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC and Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 85/577/EEC and Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, w
    • Adoption date for national laws: 30/08/2013
    • In force date: 13/06/2014
Common Ministerial Decision No Z1-891 Adaptation of Greek legislation to Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on consumer rights, amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC and Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 85/577/EEC and Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, w 30/08/2013 13/06/2014
  • Ministerial Decision no. Α2-718 - Codification of Rules on the Movement and Trade of Products and the Provision of Services
    • Adoption date for national laws: 31/07/2014
    • In force date: 31/07/2014
Ministerial Decision no. Α2-718 - Codification of Rules on the Movement and Trade of Products and the Provision of Services 31/07/2014 31/07/2014
  • Decree No. 301/2002
Decree No. 301/2002 01/01/9999 04/11/2002
  • Decision of the Ministry of Trade No. Z1-404
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 28/06/2001
Decision of the Ministry of Trade No. Z1-404 01/01/9999 28/06/2001
  • Decree No. 182/99 transposing Directive 94/47/EC into Greek law
Decree No. 182/99 transposing Directive 94/47/EC into Greek law 01/01/9999 25/08/1999
  • Consumer Protection Act 2251/94
Consumer Protection Act 2251/94 01/01/9999 16/11/1994
  • Act No. 3927/2004
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Act No. 3927/2004 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Timeshare Act
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Timeshare Act 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Decree No. 339/96 on packages transposing Directive 90/314
Decree No. 339/96 on packages transposing Directive 90/314 01/01/9999 11/09/1996
  • Act against unfair competition
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Act against unfair competition 01/01/9999 01/01/9999
  • Civil Code
    • Adoption date for national laws: 01/01/9999
    • In force date: 01/01/9999
Civil Code 01/01/9999 01/01/9999

Enforcement System

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Cases

  • link
    • National ID: link
    • Common Name: 3884/2006
    • Directive Part: Article 2
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 01/01/9999
link 3884/2006 Article 2" Other" 01/01/9999
  • Areios Pagos 296/2001
    • National ID: Areios Pagos 296/2001
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 16/02/2001
Areios Pagos 296/2001 link ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1." Other" 16/02/2001
  • Areios Pagos 1030/2001
    • National ID: Areios Pagos 1030/2001
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 04/05/2001
Areios Pagos 1030/2001 link ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1." Other" 04/05/2001
  • No. of protocol 11305
    • National ID: No. of protocol 11305
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 5 Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 20/12/2012
No. of protocol 11305 link Article 5 Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Other" 20/12/2012
Court decision number 801/2013 (Α1, Civil Cases) link Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Supreme court decision" 23/04/2013
  • Court decision number 561/2014 (Δ΄, Civil Cases)
Court decision number 561/2014 (Δ΄, Civil Cases) link Article 5 Article 4, 2. Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3." Supreme court decision" 07/03/2014
  • No. of Decision 35/2015
    • National ID: No. of Decision 35/2015
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 8 Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2, (b)
    • Decision type: Court decision, first degree
    • Decision date: 31/03/2015
No. of Decision 35/2015 link Article 8 Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2, (b)" Court decision, first degree" 31/03/2015
  • No. of protocol 10787
    • National ID: No. of protocol 10787
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 29/04/2015
No. of protocol 10787 link Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 1." Other" 29/04/2015
  • Court decision number 13/2015 (Β΄, Ordinary plenary)
Court decision number 13/2015 (Β΄, Ordinary plenary) link Article 4, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 8 Article 3, 2. ANNEX I, 1., (j) Article 3, 1. Article 2, (b)" Supreme court decision" 17/06/2015
  • No. of protocol 12708
    • National ID: No. of protocol 12708
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 4, 1. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 26/04/2016
No. of protocol 12708 link Article 4, 1. Article 3, 1." Other" 26/04/2016
  • No. of Protocol 14331
    • National ID: No. of Protocol 14331
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 5
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 16/05/2016
No. of Protocol 14331 link Article 5" Other" 16/05/2016
  • Areios Pagos 1219/2001
    • National ID: Areios Pagos 1219/2001
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1. ANNEX I, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 01/01/9999
Areios Pagos 1219/2001 link ANNEX I, 1. Article 1, 1. ANNEX I, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2" Other" 01/01/9999
  • Court of Cassation, Judgement 53/2021
Court of Cassation, Judgement 53/2021 N/A Article 4, 2. Article 1, 2. RECITALS" Supreme court decision" 15/01/2021
Patras Court of Appeal, Judgement 161/2021 N/A Article 3, 1." Court decision in appeal" 10/03/2021
  • Court of Cassation, Judgement 948/2021
    • National ID: Court of Cassation, Judgement 948/2021
    • Common Name: N/A
    • Directive Part: Article 4, 2. Article 5 Article 1, 2. RECITALS RECITALS RECITALS
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 20/07/2021
Court of Cassation, Judgement 948/2021 N/A Article 4, 2. Article 5 Article 1, 2. RECITALS RECITALS RECITALS" Supreme court decision" 20/07/2021
  • 652/2010
    • National ID: 652/2010
    • Common Name: National Bank of Greece SA v Consumer Union
    • Directive Part: ANNEX I, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 15/04/2010
652/2010 National Bank of Greece SA v Consumer Union ANNEX I, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 2" Other" 15/04/2010

Legal Literature

Ρήτρες εφαρμοστέου δικαίου σε καταναλωτικές συμβάσεις μέσω Διαδικτύου. Lex & Forum. 3/2021. pp. 769-786 Applicable law clauses in consumer contracts concluded on the Internet ZAPRIANOS, N. 01/01/1970
SAKKOULAS PUBLICATIONS ATHENS - THESSALONIKI Consumer Law: Community and greek DELOUKA - IGGLESI, K. 01/01/1970
  • Athens: Nomiki Bibliothiki
Athens: Nomiki Bibliothiki Consumer protection Law KARAKOSTAS, I. 01/01/1970
2η έκδοση, Αθήνα , Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη (2nd edition, Athens: Nomiki Bibliothiki Consumer protection law: greek- community: article by article interpretation of the L. 2251/1994 and other related laws ALEXANDRIDOU, E. (editor) 01/01/1970
3η έκδοση, Αθήνα , Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη (3rd edition, Athens: Nomiki Bibliothiki) Consumer Protection Law: L. 2251/1994 as in force: interpretation- case law- practical application KARAKOSTAS, I. 01/01/1970
SAKKOULAS PUBLICATIONS ATHENS - THESSALONIKI General Terms of Transactions DELIOS, G. 01/01/1970
Οικιακός - Τελικός Πελάτης Ενέργειας και πολιτική προστασίας του καταναλωτή στην ΕΕ. Ενέργεια & Δίκαιο. 33/2021. pp. 46-55 Household customers - Final Energy customers and consumer protection policy in the EU ARGALIAS, P. 01/01/1970
  • NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI
    • Reference: NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI
    • Title: Stages of inspection of general terms of banking transactions. Especially the example of the General Terms of Transactions for charges regarding the pre-payment of a loan, the commission charges and the levy (imposed by) the Law 128/1975
    • Author: PITSIRIKOS, E.
    • Publication Year: 2014
NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI Stages of inspection of general terms of banking transactions. Especially the example of the General Terms of Transactions for charges regarding the pre-payment of a loan, the commission charges and the levy (imposed by) the Law 128/1975 PITSIRIKOS, E. 01/01/1970
  • Applications of Civil Law (legal magazine) ( ΕφΑΔ)
Applications of Civil Law (legal magazine) ( ΕφΑΔ) The open review of General Terms of Transactions in banking loan contracts issued in Swiss Franc (opinion) KARAKOSTAS, I., VRETTOU, C. 01/01/1970
  • Review of transport law (legal magazine)
    • Reference: Review of transport law (legal magazine)
    • Title: The principle of transparency in the terms of insurance contracts – Obligations and rights of the insured person.
    • Author: VENIERIS, I.
    • Publication Year: 2015
Review of transport law (legal magazine) The principle of transparency in the terms of insurance contracts – Obligations and rights of the insured person. VENIERIS, I. 01/01/1970

Other material

Consolidated Government Policy Plan 2022 [Ministry of Development and Investment - Consumer Protection]. General Secretariat for Coordination - Greek Government
Ministerial Decision Z1-798/25-6-2008 – Ban of the use of General Terms of Transactions that have been held as abusive by irrevocable court decisions Ministry of Development and Competitiveness
Ministerial Decision no Z1-21/17-1-2011 – Amendment – completion of the decision of the Minister of Development no Ζ1-798/25-06-2008 (Official Government Gazette B 1353) for the ban of specific General Terms of Transactions that have been held as abusive by irrevocable court decisions. Ministry of Labor and Social Security
Ministerial Decision no Z1-74/22-2-2011, Amendment – completion of the decision of the Minister of Development no Ζ1-798/25-06-2008 (Official Government Gazette B 1353) on the ban of the use of General Terms of Transactions that have been held as abusive by irrevocable court decisions, as amended by Ministerial Decision no Ζ1-21/17-01-2011 (Official Government Gazette B 21) Ministry of Labour and Social Security