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First Act Amending the Unfair Competition Act (UWG)

§3 II (...see full §3 II above) are liable to have a noticeable effect on the consumer’s ability to decide based on the information provided, thereby causing him to take a commercial decision that he would not otherwise have taken. The point of reference in this case is the average consumer or, if the commercial practice relates to a particular group of consumers, to an average member of this group. (...)