In Italian legal system, the Decree no. 206/2005 can be considered a highlight in the consumer’s protection for the importance that the new legislation acquires in terms of public policy law. Previously, consumers were covered by specific regulations that were adopted from time to time, without coordination, mostly to implement European Union Directives. The Consumer Code covers and combines all the different stages in the consumer transactions, like publicity to correct information, consumer contracts in general to product safety, access to justice and consumer organizations This paper aims to analysed the remedy of the class action by the art. 140-bis of the Consumer Code, as new form of collective remedies into the Italian legal system.

Class Action and Consumers' Protection in the Italian Legal system

SASSI, Andrea
2011

Abstract

In Italian legal system, the Decree no. 206/2005 can be considered a highlight in the consumer’s protection for the importance that the new legislation acquires in terms of public policy law. Previously, consumers were covered by specific regulations that were adopted from time to time, without coordination, mostly to implement European Union Directives. The Consumer Code covers and combines all the different stages in the consumer transactions, like publicity to correct information, consumer contracts in general to product safety, access to justice and consumer organizations This paper aims to analysed the remedy of the class action by the art. 140-bis of the Consumer Code, as new form of collective remedies into the Italian legal system.
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