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Poland

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 of the protection of certain consumer rights and on the liability for damage caused by (...) 02/03/2000 01/07/2000
Code of Civil Procedure 17/11/1964 01/01/1965
Combating Unfair Competition Act 16/04/1993 09/12/1993
Insurance and Retirement Pension Supervision and the Insurance Commisioner Act 22/05/2003 01/01/2004
Prevention of Unfair Commercial Practices Act 23/08/2007 21/12/2007 EN PL
Protection of Competition and Consumers Act 16/02/2007 21/04/2007


Enforcement System

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Cases

National ID Common name Subject Directive article Decision date Decision type
Decision DDK Nr 7/2010 misleading commercial practices Article 5 2.
Article 5 4.
Article 6 1.
Article 11 al9 (a)
21/07/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK 1/2012 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
12/01/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK 1/2013 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (g)
26/04/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK- 2/2011 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (d)
20/04/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK-2/2013 Decision no. DDK-2/2013 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (c)
02/05/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK-6/2011 aggressive commercial practices Article 7 1.
Annex I al2 29.
02/11/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. DDK-8/2011 misleading actions Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (c)
Article 6 1. (g)
02/12/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RBG 2/2011 misleading commercial practices Article 5 4. (a)
Article 6 1. (a)
28/01/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RBG-1/2011 price reductions Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
28/01/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RBG-18/2010 price information Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (d)
15/11/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RBG-20/2010 price information Article 5 2.
Article 5 4.
Article 6 1.
20/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RBG-27/2012 terms & conditions Article 7 1.
25/10/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RGD-32/2011 right of withdrawal Article 5 2.
Article 6 1. (g)
30/12/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RGD-6/2011 misleading actions Article 6 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
22/07/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RKR-26/2010 free Article 6 1.
29/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ 22/2012 terms & conditions Article 6 1. (g)
27/09/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ 46/2012 Decision no. RPZ 46/2012 financial services Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (b)
28/12/2012 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ-27/2011 misleading commercial practices Article 5 2.
Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (a)
Article 6 1. (g)
14/11/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ-28/2010 misleading advertising Article 5 2. (b)
Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 1.
09/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ-29/2010 false information Article 5 2.
Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (g)
13/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RPZ-30/2010 games of chance Annex I al2 31.
21/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RWA-14/2013 Decision no. RWA-14/2013 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1. (d)
03/09/2013 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RWA-25/2010 price information Article 6 1. (b)
Article 7 4. (c)
28/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RWR 32/2010 intimidation Article 5 2.
20/12/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision no. RWR-12/2011 misleading commercial practices Article 5 2.
Article 7 1.
01/07/2011 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision nr 8/2010 misleading commercial practices Article 5 2.
Article 6 1.
29/07/2010 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision nr RGD. 8/2009 material distortion Article 5 2.
30/04/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision nr RLU nr 2/2009 misleading commercial practices Article 6 1.
Article 6 1. (b)
03/04/2009 Administrative decision, first degree
Decision nr RŁO 9/2010 misleading omissions Article 5 1.
Article 7 1.
Article 7 4. (c)
19/04/2010 Administrative decision, first degree




Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Europejski Przegląd Sądowy, 2011, no. 11, pages 43-49 The borders of the national laws on combating unfair commercial practices - comments on the judgment of the Court of Justice of 9 November 2011 in case C-540/08 Mediaprint Zeitungs- und Zeitschriftenverlag and the decision of the Court of Justice in case C-288/10 Wamo. M. NAMYSŁOWSKA 2011
Europejski Przegląd Sądowy, 8/2010, p. 29-35 The importance of the black list of unfair commercial practices - the remarks in the light of case law of the Court of Justice M. NAMYSŁOWSKA 2010
Europejski Przegląd Sądowy, March 2008, p.13-21 Bank practices violating consumer rights regarding credit cards R. POŹDZIK 2008
http://www.e-radcaprawny.org/eshop,1,3,3,479,szczegoly,komis,0,1,2.html Product placement as an unfair commercial practice D. CHOJNACKA - DZIEDZIC 2010
Monitor Prawniczy 2/2008, p. 79-88 The aggressive commercial practices and their implementation into the Polish legal system M. ROGOWSKI 2008
Monitor Prawniczy, 23/2007, pages 1287-1292 A new Act on the Prevention of the Unfair Commercial Practices M. NAMYSŁOWSKA 2007
Nieuczciwe praktyki na rynku bankowych usług, 2011, Wolters Kluwer Polska - ABC Unfair commercial practices on the market of banking services. E. RUTKOWSKA - TOMASZEWSKA 2011
Nieuczciwe praktyki rynkowe. Ocena Regulacji, 2012, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego Unfair commercial practices. Assessment of the regulation. D. KASPRZYCKI and E. NOWIŃSKA 2012
Oficyna, 2008 The prevention of the Unfair Commercial Practices Act. An analysis. M. SIERADZKA 2008
Państwo i Prawo, 11/2008, p.52-65 A product placement as an unfair commercial practice M. NAMYSŁOWSKA and K. SZTOBRYN 2008
Państwo i Prawo, 4/2010, pages 52-64 Professional diligence (in the light of the Prevention of Unfair Commercial Practices Act) R. STEFANICKI 2010
Państwo i Prawo, 7/2009, pages 59-71 Defectiveness of consumer contracts (in the light of the Prevention of Unfair Commercial Practices Act) M. GROCHOWSKI 2009
Przeciwdziałanie nieucziciwym praktykom rynkowym. Przewodnik dla przedsiębiorców, 2011, Prawnicza i Ekonomiczna Biblioteka Cyfrowa Combating unfair commercial practices. A guide for entrepreneurs. I. NESTORUK and M. PIETRASZEWSKI 2011
Przegląd Prawa Handlowego, March 2009, pages 53-58 Unfair competition in connection with good practice and class action in Polish law D. DU CANE 2009
Przegląd Sądowy, 2010, no. 6, pages 25-40. Combating of unfair commercial practices in the civil law procedure. M. GROCHOWSKI 2010
Studia Prawa Prywatnego, 2011, no. 2, pages 33-70 The law on fair competition and the protection of customers in the light of the Unfair Commercial Practices Act. R. STEFANICKI 2011
The Prevention of the Unfair Commercial Practices Act. Commentary, Warszawa 2009, LexisNexis Polska The Prevention of the Unfair Commercial Practices Act. Commentary R. STEFANICKI 2009




Other materials

Title Emanating from
Unfair Commercial Practices; Guidance Office of the Competition and Consumer Protection