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Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (2005/29) - Belgium

National Law
Title Adoption date In force date PDF
Procedural Code 10/10/1967 31/10/1967
Law regarding the reform of some economic state owned companies 21/03/1991 27/07/1993 Translation EN Law 14 July 1991_en.pdf
Law on commercial practices and the provision of information to and the protection of consumers 14/07/1991 29/02/1992
Act of 14 July 1991 on trade practices and consumer information and protection (FR) 14/07/1991 29/02/1992
Act of 14 July 1991 on trade practices and consumer information and protection (NL) 14/07/1991 29/08/1991
Royal order of 6 September 1993 containing special provisions for the distance marketing of certain products or categories of products (FR) 06/09/1993 15/10/1993
Royal order of 6 September 1993 containing special provisions for the distance marketing of certain products or categories of products (NL) 06/09/1993 01/01/9999
Act of 16 February 1994 regulating the package travel contracts and the travel intermediation contracts (NL) 16/02/1994 01/01/9999
Act of 16 February 1994 regulating the package travel contracts and the travel intermediation contracts (FR) 16/02/1994 04/10/1994
Act regulating the package travel contracts and the travel intermediation contracts 16/02/1994 04/10/1994
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Enforcement System

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Cases
National ID Common Name Directive Part Decision type Decision date
Comm. Tournai (prés.) 16 March 2011 Comm. Tournai (prés.) 16 March 2011

Annex I, 31.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Annex I, 19.

Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.

Court decision, first degree 16/03/2011
Cour d''appel de Bruxelles 11 December 2012 Cour d''appel de Bruxelles 11 December 2012

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (c)

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)

Court decision in appeal 11/12/2012
Cour d''Appel de Bruxelles 3 May 2011 Cour d''Appel de Bruxelles 3 May 2011

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (d)

Court decision in appeal 03/05/2011
Court of Appeal Brussels, 4 May 2010 Court of Appeal Brussels, 4 May 2010

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4., (c)

Court decision in appeal 04/05/2010
Hof van Beroep te Brussel 22 February 2011 Hof van Beroep te Brussel 22 February 2011

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)

Court decision in appeal 22/02/2011
Court of Appeal of Brussels, 8 May 2008 link

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1., (b)

Court decision in appeal 08/05/2008
Commercial Court of Antwerp, 29 May 2008 link

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 4.

Chapter 1, Article 2, (i)

Court decision, first degree 29/05/2008
Commercial Court of Brussels, 23 April 2008 link

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

Court decision, first degree 23/04/2008
Court of Appeal Antwerp, 30 June 2009 link

Chapter 1, Article 2, (a)

Court decision in appeal 30/06/2009
President of the Commercial Court of Brussels, 5 March 2008 link

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Chapter 2, Article 5, 1.

Court decision, first degree 05/03/2008
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Legal Literature
Reference Title Author Publication Year
V. Colaert, ''Financiële diensten en de Wet Marktpraktijken: enkele knelpunten '', BFR 2011, p. 87-116 Applying the Belgian Law on Market Practices and Consumer Protection to Financial Services: Selected Issues V. COLAERT 2011
DCCR 2011, n° 91, 91 A telecom operator unable to proof consumer consent, cannot request payment for its services R. STEENNOT 2011
B. Keirsbilck, ''Koppelverkoop is niet langer per se verboden, maar kan wel nog in concreto oneerlijk blijven, DCCR 2011, p. 115-137 Combined offer is no longer prohibited as such, but can still be qualified as ''unfair'' in practice. B. KEIRSBILCK 2011
Juristenkrant 14 september 2011, 3 Court of Justice does not take position on the restricted periods R. STEENNOT 2011
Editions Larcier, 2012, 1-195 European law on unfair commercial practices. Evolution and perspectives. PIETRINI, S., TERRYN, E., VOINOT, D. 2012
DCCR n° 95, 2012, 176-178 Even "flexible" prices must comply with the transparency test! DE CONINCK, H. 2012
Juristenkrant, December 2012, n° 259, page 1 Supreme Court seems to bury the restricted sales periods. H. LAMON 2012
Jaarboek Marktpraktijken 2011, 182-191 The average consumer: origin and scope of a key notion C. DESMECHT 2011
X., Aansprakelijkheid, veiligheid en kwaliteit, 353-494 The impact of the legislation on market practices and the protection of the consumer on the sale of real estate property: the new book VI of the Code of Economic Law BAEL, J. 2015
Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht (TPR), 2011, afl. 3, 677-780 The implementation of the Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices in Belgium and The Netherlands R. STEENNOT and P. GEERTS 2011
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Other material
Title Emanating from
Opinion on unfair commercial practices and announcements of price reductions Raad voor het Verbruik
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