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The Act Against Unfair Competition

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Übersetzung durch Brian Duffett

Translation provided by Brian Duffett

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Chapter 1
General provisions
Section 1 Purpose of the Act
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Prohibition of unfair commercial practices
Section 4 Examples of unfair commercial practices
Section 5 Misleading commercial practices
Section 5a Misleading by omission
Section 6 Comparative advertising
Section 7 Unconscionable pestering
Chapter 2
Legal consequences
Section 8 Elimination; cessation and desistance
Section 9 Compensation for damage
Section 10 Confiscation of profits
Section 11 Statute-barred limitation
Chapter 3
Procedural provisions
Section 12 Enforcement of claims, authorisation to publish,
reduction of the pecuniary value of the dispute
Section 13 Jurisdiction as to subject-matter
Section 14 Local jurisdiction
Section 15 Conciliation boards
Chapter 4
Criminal law provisions and provisions on regulatory offences
Section 16 Advertising incurring criminal liability
Section 17 Disclosure of trade and industrial secrets
Section 18 Use of models
Section 19 Suborning and offering disclosure
Section 20 Provisions on regulatory offences