Reference to National Consumer Laws

  • The Consumer Protection Act (38/1978) (Kuluttajansuojalaki (38/1978), as amended in 2008 (Act N° 561 amending Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act). Further amendments to Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act:
    • As amended in 2009 (N° 1395 amending Sections 18 and 20 of Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act).
    • As amended in 2013 (N° 1211 amending Sections 8, 8a, 10a, 14 of Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act).
    • As amended in 2015 (N° 1699 amending Section 8b of Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act).

https://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1978/19780038

http://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/1978/en19780038.pdf (Unofficial English translation, amendments up to Act 29/2005 included)

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ucp/public/index.cfm?event=public.country.viewFile&lawID=55&languageID=EN (Unofficial English translation, amending Chapter 2 of the Consumer Protection Act)

  • The Competition Act (No 948/2011)

http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2011/20110948

http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/kaannokset/2011/en20110948.pdf (Unofficial English translation)

  • The Government Decree on practices in marketing and customer relationships considered unfair to the consumer (Act N° 601/2008), as amended in 2018 (N° 176 amending Section 1 of the Government Decree)..

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/ucp/public/index.cfm?event=public.country.viewFile&lawID=64&languageID=EN (Unofficial English translation)

 

  • The Alcohol Act (N° 1102/2017).

 

  • The Tobacco Act (N° 549/2016)

http://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/1976/en19760693.pdf (Unofficial English translation)