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Finland



National Laws

The list below displays the national laws implementing the UCP directive.
To see the implementation of the UCP directive article by article go to "UCP Directive".
 
Name Adoption date In Force date Version
Act amending Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act 29/08/2008 01/10/2008 EN FI SV
Act amending the Consumer Protection Act 11/03/2011 15/06/2011
Government decree on practices in marketing and customer relationships considered unfair to the consumer 11/09/2008 01/10/2008 EN FI SV
Unfair Business Practices Act 29/08/2008 01/10/2008




Enforcement System

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Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Decision date Decision type
KKO:2011:88 comparative advertising Article 14 3. al1 al1
27/10/2011 Supreme court decision
KKO:2013:5 KKO:2013:5 advertisement Article 5 4. (b)
Article 8 al1
31/01/2013 Supreme court decision
MAO:157/11 environmental claim Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (c)
08/04/2011 Court decision, first degree
MAO:194/11 aggressive commercial practices Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1
06/05/2011 Court decision, first degree
MAO:32/11 comparative advertising Article 5 1.
Article 14 3. al1 al1
25/01/2011 Court decision, first degree
MAO:445/09 advertisement Article 5 1.
24/09/2009 Court decision, first degree
MAO:549/10 comparative advertising Article 5 1.
Article 5 2.
Article 6 1.
25/11/2010 Court decision, first degree
MAO:655/09 misleading advertising Article 5 4.
Article 6 1.
22/12/2009 Court decision, first degree




Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Defensor Legis N:o 2/2009, pages 276-291 Freedom of speech and regulation of unfair marketing R. OLLILA 2009
Markkinointijuridiikka 2012, 2012, WS Bookwell Oy Market practices 2012 E. KOIVUMÄKI and P.HÄKKÄNEN 2012
Markkinointijuridiikka 2012, 2012, WS Bookwell Oy Market practices 2012 E. KOIVUMÄKI and P.HÄKKÄNEN 2012
Markkinointijuridiikka 2012, 2012, WS Bookwell Oy Market practices 2012 E. KOIVUMÄKI and P.HÄKKÄNEN 2012
Markkinointijuridiikka 2012, 2012, WS Bookwell Oy Market practices 2012 E. KOIVUMÄKI and P.HÄKKÄNEN 2012
Markkinointioikeus käytännössä, 2008, Talentum, Tampere, pages 166-173 Marketing law in practice P. PALORANTA 2008




Other materials

Title Emanating from
Price expressions as a marketing method Consumer Agency