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The Act Against Unfair Competition

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Übersetzung durch Brian Duffett

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Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch das Gesetz vom 03.03.2010 (BGBl I S. 254)
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Version information: The translation includes the amendment(s) to the Act by the Act of 03.03.2010 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 254)
Translations may not be updated at the same time as the German legal provisions displayed on this website. To compare with the current status of the German version, see http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/uwg_2004/BJNR141400004.html.

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