EU legislation in the field of consumer rights protection

  • U.P. Hryshko
Keywords: consumer rights, protection, directive, European Union, sales contract, service contract

Abstract

The research reveals the main aspects of the legislative protection of EU consumer rights. It was determined that the protection of consumer rights in the EU occupies an important place in ensuring the priority of human rights and freedoms in the countries that are part of this community. In order to ensure the protection of consumer rights for all history of this process, a number of directives have been adopted, in particular: the Consumer Protection Directive, which was amended by Directive (EU) 2019/2161, the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, the Price Marking Directive (Article 6a), Unfair Contract Terms Directive, Directive (EU) 2020/1828 on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, Directive on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and related guarantees, replaced by Directive (EU) 2019/770 on contracts for the supply of digital content and services, EU Directive on sales contracts 2019/771/EU (Sale of Goods Directive). It was determined that on December 12, 2017, the European Parliament adopted Regulation (EU) 2017/2394 on cooperation between national bodies responsible for the implementation of legislation on the protection of consumer rights, with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of the rules and procedures of cooperation between national bodies responsible for the implementation of legislation on the protection of consumer rights consumer rights. It has been established that Article 38 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union is also devoted to the protection of consumer rights, which states that EU policy should ensure a high level of consumer protection.

Published
2022-09-15