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Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (2005/29) - Greece

National Law
Title Adoption date In force date PDF
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. 05/09/1996 11/09/1996
Civil Code 21/08/2002 21/08/2002
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 21/08/2002 21/08/2002
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 10/07/2007 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 10/07/2007 10/07/2007 Greece UCP-EN_en.pdf
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, [...} 07/03/2012 07/03/2012
Law 2251/1994 Protection of consumers 07/03/2012 07/03/2012
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Enforcement System

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Cases
National ID Common Name Directive Part Decision type Decision date
Court of Appeal of Athens 2130/2013 Court of Appeal of Athens 2130/2013

Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b)

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Court decision in appeal 11/04/2013
General Secretary for the Consumer, press release dated 5th of January 2011 General Secretary for the Consumer, press release dated 5th of January 2011

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6

Other 05/01/2011
Ombudsman of the Consumer 10th of October 2007 (Protocol No 1428) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 4.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Other 10/10/2007
Ombudsman of the Consumer, 9th of August 2010 (Protocol No 1752) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 4.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Other 09/08/2010
Ombudsman of the Consumer 28th of December 2009 (Protocol No 4084) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 4.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

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

Chapter 2, Article 5, 2.

Other 28/12/2009
Recommendation no 1/03-05-2008 link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 4.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 6, 1.

Other 03/05/2008
Ombudsman of the Consumer 10th of September 2010 (Νo of protocol 1912) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a)

Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8

Other 10/09/2010
Ombudsman of the Consumer 10th of March 2011 (Νo of protocol 2528) link

Annex I, 29.

Chapter 2, Section 2, Article 8

Other 10/03/2011
Ombudsman of the Consumer 10th of March 2011 (Νo of protocol 2532) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (b)

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

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

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

Other 10/03/2011
Ombudsman of the Consumer 9th of December 2010 (Protocol No 2853) link

Chapter 2, Article 5, 2., (a)

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 2.

Chapter 2, Section 1, Article 7, 1.

Other 09/12/2010
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Legal Literature
Reference Title Author Publication Year
Καταχρηστικές ρήτρες στις καταναλωτικές συμβάσεις-Ισχύς της απόφασης επί συλλογικής αγωγής, Χρονικά Ιδιωτικού Δικαίου Ι/2010, 502-503 Abusive clauses in consumer contracts – Legal enforcement of a court decision over a class action M. STATHOPOULOS 2010
DEE (Dikaio Epixeiriseon kai Etairion) 5/2014, pages 479-491 (Company and Enterprises Law – legal magazine) Case Law data on unfair commercial practices KALAMPOUKA, P. 2014
Athens: Nomiki Bibliothiki Consumer protection Law KARAKOSTAS, I. 2012
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) 2015
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. 2016
Inspection of Commercial Law, 2012, pages 16-44 Directive 2005/29/EC on Unfair Commercial Practices (Directive UCP = UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES): Legal mechanism of operation and the dysfunctions during the implementation of the directive G. BEHRI - KECHAGIOGLOU 2012
BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAW, 2011, issue: 8-9/2011, August-September, pages 877-883 From Greek to Community law of unfair competition – implementation problems of the "blacklist" of the Directive 2005/29/EC on unfair commercial practices (=articles 9f and 9h of Law 2251/1994) M.-TH. MARINOS 2011
Ατομική και συλλογική προστασία των καταναλωτών από την έλλειψη ουσιαστικής διαπραγμάτευσης των όρων της σύμβασης, 2008, Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη Individual and collective protection of the consumers against the lack of substantive negotiation of contract terms G.I.DELLIOS 2008
SAKKOULAS PUBLICATIONS, ATHENS Misleading and comparative advertising KOURTIS, I. 2015
Episkopisi Emporikou Dikaiou (EpiskED) D/2013, pages 847-870 (Review of Commercial Law – legal magazine) Pyramid Sale System as a misleading commercial practice under article 9f par. n of law 2251/1994 BECHLIVANIS, A. 2013
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Other material

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