Transposition, Implementation and Enforcement of Consumer Law

16-03-2009

The note has been prepared as a background for the IMCO interparliamentary committee meeting on consumer law and intends to provide some ideas for a joint discussion and present an overview of the problems and challenges faced in transposing and implementing EU consumer legislation. It discusses transposition problems in general and looks at the transposition, implementation and enforcement of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Misleading and Comparative Advertising Directive in detail.

The note has been prepared as a background for the IMCO interparliamentary committee meeting on consumer law and intends to provide some ideas for a joint discussion and present an overview of the problems and challenges faced in transposing and implementing EU consumer legislation. It discusses transposition problems in general and looks at the transposition, implementation and enforcement of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Misleading and Comparative Advertising Directive in detail.