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The Netherlands



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
(Dutch) Civil Code 25/09/2008 15/10/2008 EN NL
Act on the establishment of an Authority for Consumers & Markets 28/02/2013 28/02/2013 NL
Consumer Protection (Enforcement) Act 20/11/2006 29/12/2006
General Administrative Law Act 29/12/2008 04/06/1994




Enforcement System

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Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Decision date Decision type
105451 / KG ZA 10 - 252 B2B Article 6 2. (a)
20/01/2011 Court decision, first degree
Amsterdam Court of Appeal of 1 October 2013, ECLI:NL:GHAMS:2013:3144 financial services Article 6 1. (b)
01/10/2013 Court decision in appeal
AWB 09/2114 BC-T2 misleading omissions Article 3 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4.
06/07/2009 Court decision, first degree
CA/NB/35/123 misleading omissions Article 7 1.
05/11/2007 Administrative decision in appeal
CA/NB/527/29 Consumer Authority, 6 September 2010, Nederlandse Energie Maatschappij/NL Energie misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (b)
Article 6 1. (c)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 6 2. (b)
Annex I al2 26.
06/09/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
CA/NB/544/10 Consumer Authority, 21 September 2010, Garant-o-Matic B.V. misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
Article 6 2. (b)
Article 7 4. (a)
Annex I al1 20.
Annex I al2 31. -
21/09/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
CA/NCB/426/32 Consumer Authority, 19 November 2009, Keukenkampioen B.V. code of conduct Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 2. (b)
19/11/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
District Court North Holland 20 February 2013, LJN BZ1615 District Court North Holland 20 February 2013, LJN BZ1615 B2B Article 5 2. (a)
Article 6 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 8 al1
20/02/2013 Court decision, first degree
IER 2010/60 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 3.
23/03/2010 Court decision in appeal
LJN: BN9774 CIG Biodiesel B.V./AFM misleading omissions Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (a)
05/10/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
LJN: BT6751 Mikro-Electro v. Consumentenautoriteit guarantee Article 6 1. (g)
05/10/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
LJN: BT7576 LJN: BT7576 misleading statements Article 6 1.
13/10/2011 Court decision, first degree
Rotterdam District Court 19 April 2012, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2012:BW3358 Rotterdam District Court 19 April 2012, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2012:BW3358 information requirements Article 5 2. (a)
Article 6 2. (a)
Article 6 2. (b)
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4.
19/04/2012 Court decision, first degree
Rotterdam District Court 23 May 2013, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2013:CA0879 Rotterdam District Court 23 May 2013, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2013:CA0879 prizes Article 6 1. (c)
Article 6 1. (d)
23/05/2013 Court decision, first degree
Rotterdam District Court 25 July 2013, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2013:5540 Rotterdam District Court 25 July 2013, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2013:5540 guarantee Article 6 1. (g)
25/07/2013 Court decision, first degree
Rotterdam District Court 30 May 2013, ECLI:NL:RBROT:2013:CA2590 trader Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 4.
Article 8 al1
30/05/2013 Court decision, first degree
Utrecht District Court 16 May 2012, ECLI:NL:RBUTR:2012:BW5843 Utrecht District Court 16 May 2012, ECLI:NL:RBUTR:2012:BW5843 aggressive commercial practices Article 8 al1
Annex I al2 26.
16/05/2012 Court decision, first degree




Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Contracteren, 2008/3, pages 60-67 Making contracts: Multi Level Marketing: an unfair commercial practice? E.C. RUNIA 2008
Kwink group, Erasmus University Rotterdam and TU Delft, Evaluation Consumer Authority based on the Act on Enforcement of Consumer Protection, July 2011, pages 1-90. Final report of the evaluation of the Consumer Authority on the Act on Enforcement of Consumer Protection B.P.A. VAN MIL, A.E. DIJKZEUL, J. VAN ERP, and others 2011
MKB-Adviseur, 2008-5, pages 6-11 Fair trade: judging misleading commercial advertising and other unfair commercial practices J.J.C. KABEL 2008
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht, 2008/3, page 125 An unfair commercial practice is a tort. But what use is that to us? W.H. VAN BOOM 2008
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Burgerlijk Recht, 2008/8, pages 336-348 The Law on Unfair Commercial Practices and financial services O.O. CHEREDNYCHENKO and S.H. KUIPER 2008
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, 2005-9, pages 179-184 The Unfair Commercial Practices Directive: a fair compromise B.J. DRIJBER 2005
Nederlands tijdschrift voor Europees recht, 2007, 7/8, pages 124-136 A closer look on legislative practices: an analysis of the implementation of the UCP Directive in The Netherlands L. STEIJGER 2007
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, 2010, vol.5, pages 155-164 Comparative advertising; some considerations. J.J.E. BREMER 2010
S.E.W. 2009, 1, pages 3-11 The average Euroconsumer- a diverse phenomenon. The UCP Directive and the case law of the Court of Justice C. VAN DAM 2009
Tijdschrift Intellectuele Eigendom en reclamerecht, 2008/64 The UCP Directive and its implementation in the Dutch Civil Code: potential complications in practice L. KROON and C.S. MASTENBROEK 2008
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken 2009, vol.2, pages 37-42 The role of the Consumer Authority and the Act concerning unfair commercial practices in case of unsolicited supply R.C. MOED 2009
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2005-5, pages 175-186 The UCP Directive M.F.H. BROEKMAN 2005
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2008-1, pages 1-3 Unfair commercial practices M. LOOS 2008
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2008-1, pages 34-41 Protection of non-consumers through the consequential effect of the "black lists" in the Law on Unfair Commercial Practices J.J.C. VERDEL 2008
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2008-1, pages 4-24 Implementation and enforcement of the Law on Unfair Commercial Practices W.H. VAN BOOM 2008
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2008-1, pages 42-48 Question: are tv-dial up games misleading? Answer: three letter word, ending on -yes! D.G.M-L. PALM 2008
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2009-2, pages 37-43 The Consumer Authority and the Law on Unfair Commercial Practices'' role concerning unwanted solicitations R.C. MOED 2009
Tijdschrift voor Consumentenrecht en handelspraktijken, 2010, vol. 6, pages 266-272 The Act on unfair commercial practices and codes of conduct E.R. VOLLEBREGT 2010
Tijdschrift voor de Consumentenrechten en handelspraktijken, 2011, vol. 4, p.146-152 The "socially vulnerable consumer" as a victim of unfair commercial practices. N. WOUTERS 2011
Tijdschrift voor de ondernemingsrechtpraktijk, 2010/3, pages 110-114 The Law on Unfair Commercial Practices and the offering of financial services R.P. RAAS 2010
Uitgeverij Kluwer B.V., Deventer, 2009, ISBN 9789013060089 Unfair Commercial Practices, misleading advertising and comparative advertising: discussing articles 6:193a-6:96 of the Dutch Civil Code P.G.F.A. GEERTS and E.R. VOLLEBREGT 2009
Uitgeverij Kluwer B.V., Deventer, 2009, ISBN 9789013065510 Unfair Commercial Practices towards consumers D.W.F. VERKADE 2009
Vermogensrechtelijke Annotaties, 2006/1, pages 51-71 Property-related consequences of unfair commercial practices R.W. DE VREY 2006
Weekblad voor privaatrechtnotariaat en registratie, 2009/6821, pages 953-957 Unfair commercial practices and the offering of obligations: a never ending story? T.M.C. ARONS, J.B.S. HIJINK and A.C.W. PIJLS 2009




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