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Hungary



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 no. 47 of 2008 on the Prohibition of Unfair Commercial Practices against Consumers 28/06/2008 29/06/2008 EN HU
Act no. 48 of 2008 on the Basic Requirements and Certain Restrictions applying to Commercial Advertising Activities 28/06/2008 01/09/2008 EN HU




Enforcement System

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Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Decision date Decision type
12/2012. VJ bait advertising Article 7 4. (a)
Annex I al1 5.
25/01/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
2. Kf. 27. 045/2011/4. misleading advertising Article 5 1.
Article 5 4.
Article 7 1.
11/05/2011 Court decision in appeal
2. Kf. 27. 121/2011/6 quality mark Article 5 1.
Article 6 1. (b)
25/05/2011 Court decision in appeal
40/2012. VJ misleading advertising Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
15/05/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
94/2012. VJ misleading omissions Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 2.
16/09/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
Gfv. IX. 30.221/2011 code of conduct Article 2 (f)
27/09/2011 Supreme court decision
Vj-127/2010/22. misleading commercial practices Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (d)
20/10/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj-3/2010 aggressive commercial practices 20/10/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj-5/2011/73. vulnerable consumer Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
Article 7 4. (c)
10/11/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj-60/2011/45. advertorial Article 7 1.
Annex I al1 11.
09/01/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj/127-030/2009 black list Annex I al1 16.
Annex I al1 20.
Annex I al2 31.
12/05/2011 Administrative decision in appeal
Vj/130-035/2009 misleading commercial practices Article 5 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 3.
14/12/2010 Administrative decision in appeal
Vj/149-041/2009 misleading omissions Article 5 1.
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 7 1.
03/08/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Vj/78-45/2009 bait advertising Article 5 1.
Article 5 2.
Article 6 1. (b)
Annex I al1 5.
08/12/2009 Administrative decision, first degree




Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Acta conventus de iure civili, vol. 7, 2007, pages 41-54 Questions relating to the Hungarian implementation of the UCP Directive (Directive 2005/29/EC on Unfair Commercial Practices) ZS. HAJNAL 2007
Európai Tükör /European Review/, 2009, vol. 9, pages 54-66 Regulation of unfair commercial practices in the European Union E. ZS. TÁRCZY 2009
Fogyasztóvédelmi Szemle /Consumer Protection Review/, 2009, vol. 3, pages 29-33 The Unfair Commercial Practices Act and its application A. SZÖLLŐSY 2009
Gazdaság és Jog /Economy and Law/, 2007, vol. 5, pages 12-17 National competition law and harmonization - comments on the implementation of the UCP Directive Á. LIEBER 2007
Gazdaság és Jog /Economy and Law/, 2008, vol. 9, pages 3-7 Prohibition of unfair commercial practices towards consumers K. PÁZMÁNDI 2008
Gazdaság és Jog /Economy and Law/, 2009, vol. 4, pages 7-11 Unfair commercial practices and advertising - change of the concept of regulation L. PRIBULA 2009
Gazdaság és Jog, 2011, volume 12, pages 14-18. The Purpose, Method and Effects of Liability Assessment in Cartel Law and the Law of Unfair Commercial Practices L. WALLACHER 2011
Hungarian consumer protection and advertising law, 2010, HVG-ORAC Lap- és Könyvkiadó Kft., Budapest, pages 99-218 Hungarian consumer protection and advertising law - Chapter II Act no. 48 of 2008 on the prohibition of unfair commercial practices towards consumers V. BALOGH 2010
Iustum - Aequum - Salutare, 2010, vol. 1, pages 29-56 The most significant decisions of the Hungarian Competition Authority of 2009 in relation to misleading of consumers and unfair commercial practices T. TÓTH 2010
Tisztességtelen verseny - fogyasztóvédelem /Unfair Competition - Consumer Protection/, 2007, pages 321-386 Several questions on the harmonisation of the UCP Directive J. FRINKISZ, V. BALOGH and K. GRIMM 2007




Other materials

Title Emanating from
Position statements of the Hungarian competition authority 2010 Act XLVII of 2008 on the prohibition of unfair commercial practices towards consumers Hungarian Competition Authority