Law 3/2014, of March the 27th , for which is modified the restated text of the General Law for the Protection of Consumers and Users, and other complementary laws, approved by the Royal Decree-law 1/2007, of November the 16th

The underlying aim of this legal norm is to transpose the European Directive 2011/83/UEto the National Law.

 

Among its most important modifications, we highlight the definition of “Consumer” and “User”, having both concepts been constantly used as case law objectives.  With this new law, the definition includes natural persons acting with a purpose different than its commercial or, business activity, office or profession, together with Legal Persons acting on a non-profit basis in areas different than the commercial or business framework.

 

The new regulation governs in detail the distance contracts and the off-premises contracts; this is, a huge number of contracts increased day by day due to new technologies.

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