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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
Legislative Decree No 146 of 2 August 2007, "Implementing directive 2005/29/EC concerning unfair busines-to-consumer commercial practices in the internal market" 02/08/2007 21/09/2007 EN IT
Legislative Decree no. 145 of August 2nd 2007 - "Implementing Section 14 of Directive 2005/29/EC" 02/08/2007 21/09/2007 IT




Enforcement System

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Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Decision date Decision type
Consiglio di Stato, Sez. VI, Sentenza 20 luglio 2011, n. 4392 "Mediamarket, gli Europei che vorrei" misleading omissions Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
20/07/2011 Supreme court decision
Consiglio di Stato, Sez. VI, Sentenza 5 luglio 2011, n. 5368 "Mutui BNL" after-sales service Article 5 2.
Article 6 1.
05/07/2011 Supreme court decision
Consiglio di Stato, Sez. VI, Sentenza n. 5363 del 19 luglio 2011 "Dialer - Chiamate satellitari" professional diligence Article 5 1.
Article 6 1.
19/07/2011 Supreme court decision
IP129 "FARO FIVE-VERIFICHE GAS" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (b)
Article 6 1. (f)
14/02/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS105 PUBBLICITÀ GIOCO DEL LOTTO SU CANALI SKY misleading advertising Annex I al1 16.
23/12/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
PS1174 VARIE SOCIETÀ-PRODUZIONE CASCHI PER MOTOCICLISTI trust mark Annex I al1 2.
22/12/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS1191 PORTABILITÀ MUTUO-GRUPPO UNICREDIT misleading commercial practices Annex I al1 18.
07/08/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
PS166 ACEA-DISTACCO FORNITURA ACQUA professional diligence Article 5 2.
Article 7 1.
12/03/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS1799 OTIS SERVIZI-MANUTENZIONE ASCENSORI unordered product Annex I al2 29.
20/05/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS183 SAGITTARIO DISTRIBUZIONI-SETTIMANA A SANTO DOMINGO aggressive commercial practices Article 5 4.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4.
Annex I al2 29.
22/10/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS1898 "POOL PHARMA-KILOCAL" health and safety Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 2.
08/10/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS24 FATTURAZIONE PER CHIAMATE SATELLITARI E/O A NUMERAZIONI SPECIALI aggressive commercial practices Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1
30/10/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
PS2545 "ACEA ELECTRABEL-ATTIVAZIONE NON RICHIESTA" aggressive commercial practices Article 6 1. (b)
Article 6 1. (f)
Article 6 1. (g)
Article 9 al1 (a)
Article 9 al1 (d)
16/11/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS2624 "CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI PARMA E PIACENZA-ESTINZIONE C/C" inaccurate information Article 5 2.
Article 7 2.
03/07/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS2629 SOGEVE ITALIA-DEPURATORE TOP SMILE right of withdrawal Article 5 4.
Article 9 al1 (d)
02/12/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS3083 TEOREMA TOUR-ADEGUAMENTO COSTO CARBURANTE AEREO misleading omissions Article 5 4.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
Article 9 al1 (b)
26/08/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS333 TELECOM-RETENTION INGANNEVOLE misleading commercial practices Article 5 4.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4.
22/07/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS3341 "POSTE ITALIANE-RIMBORSO RITARDO" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4.
15/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS376 SORGENIA-FORNITURA ENERGIA ELETTRICA unordered product Article 6 1. (d)
Article 9 al1 (d)
Annex I al2 29.
07/10/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4016 "EURACOM-APPARECCHIO DIMAGRANTE HYPOXI" health and safety Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
24/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS411 OVITO-MAGICANNUCCIA APPROVATI FIMP endorsement Annex I al1 4.
03/07/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4215 "TIM PREMIA 10 AD OGNI RICARICA" mobile phone services Article 5 2. (a)
Article 5 2. (b)
Article 7 1.
03/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4312 "IMMOBILDREAM-COMPLESSO RESIDENZIALE POLIS" terms & conditions Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
22/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4455 "H3G-MODIFICA TARIFFA" terms & conditions Article 5 2. (b)
Article 7 2.
02/03/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4632 "TIM-ADDEBITO SU SIM CON CREDITO ESAURITO" terms & conditions Article 5 2. (b)
Article 7 2.
09/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4714 "ALLIANZ-RICHIESTA PAGAMENTO POLIZZA ANNULLATA" payment Article 6 1. (g)
28/09/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS4755 "BNL E CARDIF-POLIZZA COLLEGATA AL MUTUO" coercion Article 6 1.
25/07/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS513 "OPODO-SERVIZI DI AGENZIA TURISTICA ON LINE" bait and switch Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
Annex I al1 6.
16/02/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5292 "Granbazaar.it - consegna prodotto" internet Article 5 2. (a)
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
11/07/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5595 "PASTARISO SCOTTI ATTIVA-RIDUCE IL COLESTEROLO" health and safety Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (b)
01/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5776 "TELEVOTO FESTIVAL DI SANREMO 2010" TV games Article 5 2. (b)
Article 7 1.
14/02/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5803 "ITALCOGIM ENERGIE-ATTIVAZIONI NON RICHIESTE" identity of the trader Article 7 1.
Article 8 al1
15/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5878 "EUROPCAR-ADDEBITO GIUBBINO CATARINFRANGENTE" misleading price Article 5 2. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
17/10/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5916 "MEDIASET PREMIUM-OMISSIONI INFORMATIVE" invitation to purchase Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
Article 7 4. (e)
03/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS5930 "H3G-SHOCK BILLING IN ROAMING" misleading omissions Article 5 2.
Article 7 1.
13/10/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6013 "EASY DOWNLOAD-ATTIVAZIONE NON RICHIESTA" black list Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1 (e)
Annex I al1 20.
03/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6085 "RTI - TELEVOTO GRANDE FRATELLO" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
07/07/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6196 "PUBLIMAR-QUIZ TIME" TV games Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
Article 7 4. (c)
Annex I al1 19.
03/02/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6307 "POWER BALANCE-BRACCIALE IN SILICONE" health and safety Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (b)
Annex I al1 17.
22/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS63087 "AUTOSAB-MANOMISSIONE CONTACHILOMETRI" product characteristics Article 5 1.
Article 6 1. (b)
22/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6401 "CRYLOGIT REGENER-CONSERVAZIONE CORDONE OMBELICALE" misleading omissions Article 7 1.
22/09/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6408 "MUSIC ACADEMY ITALY" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
25/08/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6410 "MSC CROCIERE-CROCIERE SUL MEDITERRANEO" price information Article 6 1. (d)
Article 6 1. (g)
26/06/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS649 PRO-ACTIV AIUTA A RIDURRE IL COLESTEROLO misleading commercial practices Article 5 2.
Article 5 4.
Article 6 1.
29/04/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
PS680 "EXPEDIA-SERVIZI DI AGENZIA TURISTICA ON LINE" misleading advertising Article 5 2.
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 2.
Article 7 4. (b)
Article 7 4. (c)
Article 8 al1
16/02/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6853 "AUTOSTRADE PER L''ITALIA-INFORMAZIONI SULLA VIABILITÀ IN CONDIZIONI CRITICHE" information obligation Article 5 2. (a)
Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1.
19/07/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS6980 "XENALIS DIMAGRANTI" health and safety Article 6 1. (b)
06/11/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7000 TIM-ATTIVAZIONI SIM PRESSO PUNTI VENDITA unordered product Article 5 2. (a)
Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1
06/03/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7235 "FERRARELLE - IMPATTO ZERO" environmental claim Article 6 1. (b)
08/02/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7256 "COMET-APPLE-PRODOTTI IN GARANZIA" guarantee Article 6 1. (g)
Article 7 1.
21/12/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7430 "LUFTHANSA ITALIA-COMMISSIONI CARTE DI CREDITO" price information Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
16/11/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7444 "ITALIA - PROGRAMMI.NET- ABBONAMENTO PER SOFTWARE" distance contracting Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
14/12/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
PS7575 BANCA MEDIOLANUM-OSTACOLI CHIUSURA C/C professional diligence Article 2 (h)
Article 5 2. (a)
23/10/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
PS8055 "OKWIT-TEKKA/SERVIZI PREMIUM NON RICHIESTI" internet Article 5 1.
Article 6 1.
Article 7 1.
10/07/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS8510 "BANCO POSTA-PROMO 4%" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (b)
30/05/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS8712 "UNICREDIT-CONTO RISPARMIO SICURO" misleading advertising Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
11/06/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS8876 "FIRE-RECUPERO CREDITI" threat Article 8 al1
Article 9 al1
31/07/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
PS91 ENEL ENERGIA-RICHIESTA CAMBIO FORNITORE aggressive commercial practices Annex I al2 26.
Annex I al2 29.
04/09/2008 Administrative decision, first degree
PS989 "AUTHOS-OPERAZIONE IDEA FORD" misleading advertising Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 7 2.
Article 7 4.
25/02/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
T.A.R. Lazio, Sez. I, Sentenza 26 settembre 2011, n. 7551 "Prezzi imbattibili Carrefour" bait advertising Annex I al1 5.
26/09/2011 Court decision, first degree




Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
2009, Cedam Consumer Code - Update: unfair commercial practices and class action G. VETTORI 2009
Banca borsa tit. cred. 2011, 03, 334 The application of unfair commercial practices regulation in the credit and insurance sector. V. MELI 2011
cIl Diritto Industriale, 2010, vol. 4, pages 374-381 The UCP and the future of self-regulation L.C. UBERTAZZI 2010
Codice commentato della Concorrenza e del Mercato, 2010, UTET Annotated code of competition and of market P. TROIANO and A. CATRICALÀ 2010
Concorrenza e mercato 2011, 00, 355 Review of the Italian Antitrust Authority decisional practice in the field of unfair commercial practices (2009 and 2010) A. M. GAMBINO, V. FALCE and A. STAZI 2011
Contratto e Impresa, 2010, vol. 3, pages 671-710 The Italian Competition Authority''s control on misleading and aggressive commercial practices to the detriment of consumers. N. ZORZI 2010
Diritto dell''informatica, 2008, vol. 1, page 1 From misleading advertising to unfair commercial practices. Administrative and jurisdictional protection C. PIAZZA 2008
Diritto ed economia dell''assicurazione, 2008, vol. 4, page 651 Unfair commercial practices: first remarks on the investigation proceedings before the Italian Competition Authority D. BONACCORSI DI PATTI 2008
Diritto ed economia dell''assicurazione. 2009, vol. 1, page 47 Connection criteria between the rules on consumer protection and the insurance sector B. CARDUCCI AGOSTINI 2009
Federalismo.it, 2009, vol. 15, page 1 The first decisions of the Italian administrative courts on unfair commercial practices M. LIBERTINI 2009
Foro amministrativo Consiglio di Stato, 2010, vol. 6, page 1169 Protection of the consumers and free competition in the new approach of the European Union: meaning and implications of the full harmonisation on unfair commercial practices L. MINERVINI 2010
Giur. comm. 2011, 02, 200 The fight to unfair commercial practices in the bank sector A. GENOVESE 2011
Giurisprudenza commerciale, 2008, vol. 4, page 762 Rules on unfair commercial practices A. GENOVESE 2008
Giurisprudenza di merito, 2008, vol. 7-8, page 1830 The decree on unfair commercial practices, a new border for consumer protection C. TUBERI 2008
Le pratiche commerciali aggressive, 2010, Cedam Aggressive commercial practices M. A CARUSO 2010
Obbligazioni e Contratti, 2011, vol. 3, pages 165-171 The unfair commercial practices L. FIORENTINO 2011
Pratiche commerciali scorrette e contratti nel codice del consumo, 2008, Utet giuridica Unfair commercial practices and agreements in the Italian Consumer Code M. DONA 2008
Responsabilità civile e previdenza, 2009, vol. 4, 800 The slogan "light" is misleading: recoverable damages caused by cigarettes to consumers G. BUFFONE 2009
Riv. soc. 2011, 04, 680 Code of conducts, self-regulation and unfair commercial practices. A difficult relationship F. GHEZZI 2011
Rivista di diritto industriale, 2009, vol. 1, page 29 Trade marks in European and domestic rules with specific respect to misleading commercial practices P. FRASSI 2009
Rivista di diritto industriale, 2009, vol. 1, page 5 Aggressive commercial practices and manipulative advertising M. FUSI 2009
Rivista italiana di diritto pubblico comunitario, 2010, vol. 1, page 33 Free competition and consumer protection: a problematic balance in European and domestic legislation E. BONELLI 2010




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