Consumer Sales and Guarantees Directive (1999/44) - 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

  • No. of protocol 1992
    • National ID: No. of protocol 1992
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 5, 1. Article 6 , 1. Article 5, 3. Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 5. Article 6 , 4. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 2.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 23/01/2013
No. of protocol 1992 link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 5, 1. Article 6 , 1. Article 5, 3. Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 5. Article 6 , 4. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 2." Other" 23/01/2013
  • No. of protocol 2294
    • National ID: No. of protocol 2294
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 6 , 2., - Article 3, 5. Article 3, 2. Article 6 , 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 28/01/2013
No. of protocol 2294 link Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 6 , 2., - Article 3, 5. Article 3, 2. Article 6 , 1." Other" 28/01/2013
Court decision number 575 / 2013 (Α1, Civil Cases) link Article 2, 1. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2." Supreme court decision" 01/04/2013
  • Court decision number 1703 / 2013 (Α2, Civil Cases)
    • National ID: Court decision number 1703 / 2013 (Α2, Civil Cases)
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 26/08/2013
Court decision number 1703 / 2013 (Α2, Civil Cases) link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Supreme court decision" 26/08/2013
  • No. of protocol 25194
    • National ID: No. of protocol 25194
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 6. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3. Article 2, 4. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 7, 1. Article 2, 4., - Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 20/11/2013
No. of protocol 25194 link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 6. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3. Article 2, 4. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 7, 1. Article 2, 4., - Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2." Other" 20/11/2013
  • Court decision number 7549/2013
    • National ID: Court decision number 7549/2013
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 3, 5. Article 3, 2. Article 8, 1. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 23/12/2013
Court decision number 7549/2013 link Article 2, 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 3, 5. Article 3, 2. Article 8, 1. Article 3, 1." Court decision in appeal" 23/12/2013
  • Court decision number 277/2014
    • National ID: Court decision number 277/2014
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 2, 5. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 01/01/2014
Court decision number 277/2014 link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 2, 5. Article 3, 1." Other" 01/01/2014
  • No. of protocol 5354
    • National ID: No. of protocol 5354
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 1. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 6. Article 3, 2. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 07/03/2014
No. of protocol 5354 link Article 2, 1. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 6. Article 3, 2. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3." Other" 07/03/2014
  • No. of protocol 7710
    • National ID: No. of protocol 7710
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 5. Article 3, 5., - Article 3, 6. Article 5, 3. Article 2, 4. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 4., - Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 04/04/2014
No. of protocol 7710 link Article 2, 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 5. Article 3, 5., - Article 3, 6. Article 5, 3. Article 2, 4. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 4., - Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Other" 04/04/2014
  • Court decision number 1636 / 2014 (Α2, Civil Cases)
Court decision number 1636 / 2014 (Α2, Civil Cases) link Article 3, 5., - Article 3, 5. Article 3, 6. Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1. Article 3, 3." Supreme court decision" 25/07/2014
  • Court decision number 769/2014
    • National ID: Court decision number 769/2014
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 1. Article 3, 2. Article 5, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 03/11/2014
Court decision number 769/2014 link Article 2, 1. Article 3, 2. Article 5, 1." Court decision in appeal" 03/11/2014
  • Court decision number 32/2015
    • National ID: Court decision number 32/2015
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Court decision in appeal
    • Decision date: 16/01/2015
Court decision number 32/2015 link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 3. Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Court decision in appeal" 16/01/2015
  • Court decision number 796 / 2015 (Α1, Civil Cases)
    • National ID: Court decision number 796 / 2015 (Α1, Civil Cases)
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1.
    • Decision type: Supreme court decision
    • Decision date: 09/06/2015
Court decision number 796 / 2015 (Α1, Civil Cases) link Article 2, 2. Article 2, 3. Article 2, 1. Article 2, 2., (d) Article 2, 2., (b) Article 2, 2., (c) Article 2, 2., (a) Article 3, 2. Article 3, 1." Supreme court decision" 09/06/2015
  • No. of protocol 14541
    • National ID: No. of protocol 14541
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 2, 1. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 6. Article 3, 2. Article 8, 1. Article 3, 1. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 10/06/2015
No. of protocol 14541 link Article 2, 1. Article 7, 1. Article 3, 6. Article 3, 2. Article 8, 1. Article 3, 1. Article 5, 1. Article 5, 3." Other" 10/06/2015
  • No. of protocol 24796
    • National ID: No. of protocol 24796
    • Common Name: link
    • Directive Part: Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 3, 5. Article 6 , 4. Article 6 , 1.
    • Decision type: Other
    • Decision date: 15/10/2015
No. of protocol 24796 link Article 6 , 2., - Article 6 , 2. Article 3, 5., - Article 3, 5. Article 6 , 4. Article 6 , 1." Other" 15/10/2015

Legal Literature

  • 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. 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
Εκδόσεις Δίκαιο & Οικονομία Π. Ν. Σάκκουλας (Dikaio & Oikonomia, P. N. Sakkoulas publications) Guide to the Special Law of obligations GEORGIADIS, A. 01/01/1970
Αρμενόπουλος, τεύχος 2, σελ. 185 – περιοδικό (Armenopoulos, v. 2, p. 185 - magazine) Issues arising from the right of replacement in the law of sale ZAPRIANOS, N. 01/01/1970
10η έκδοση, εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα (10th edition, Sakkoulas publications) Law of obligations: special part FILIOS, P. 01/01/1970
Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη (Nomiki Bibliothiki) Seller’s liability due to non-correspondence of the goods to the contract KARAKOSTAS, I., CHRISTIANOPOULOU, E. 01/01/1970
2η έκδοση, εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα (2nd edition, Sakkoulas publications) Special Law of obligations Ι KORNILAKIS, P. 01/01/1970
Επισκόπηση Εμπορικού Δικαίου (περιοδικό), σελ. 342 – (Commercial Law Overview magazine), p. 342 The guarantee of the supplier of durable consumer goods according to Article 5 paragraph 3, 2nd indent of Law 2251/1994, 2005 BECHLIVANIS, A. 01/01/1970
Χρονικά Ιδιωτικού Δικαίου, τ. ΙΕ, σελ. 404 – περιοδικό (Annals of Private Law, v. 15, p. 404 – magazine) The relationship between contractual and pre-contractual liability of the seller in the case of non-correspondence of the goods to the contract STRIGGARI, K. 01/01/1970
Αρμενόπουλος, τεύχος 11, σελ. 1781 – περιοδικό (Armenopoulos, v. 11, p. 1781 - magazine) The “beneficial” repair CHELIDONIS, A. 01/01/1970

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