Stage of legislative progress 

In force

Implementation Act

Amendments to the Act on Consumer Protection and to the Act on the General Rule on Providing Services, as well the newly adopted Government Decree No 215/2018. (XI. 22.)

Implementation date 

3 December 2018

Responsible body/bodies (art. 7 (1) GBR)
 MS must designate one or more bodies for its adequate and effective enforcement. This can include courts or administrative authorities (recital 35 GBR).

Government Office for Pest County (B2B and B2C).

Enforcement measures (art. 7 (2) GBR)
 MS must lay down rules setting out the measures applicable to infringements. These measures must be effective, proportionate and dissuasive.

Administrative fines up to 5% of the company's turnover with a maximum of EUR 6 million (HUF 2 billion)

Practical assistance (art. 8 GBR)
 MS must designate one or more bodies responsible for providing practical assistance to consumers in the case of a dispute between a consumer and a trader arising from the application of the GBR

European consumer centre