The Italian government introduced specific rules for consumer contracts on occasion of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. These emergency laws were applicable from 11th March to 30th September 2020. Please note that for some cases there isn't a proper legal solution yet. In this list you will find the most important information for travelling by air, bus, train and waterways as well as accommodation services, package holidays, and cancelled events in Italy.
Fines to British Airways and Etihad Airways
Do you want to surprise your family and friends with Christmas presents and not spend too much? Then the Internet can be helpful. The European Consumer Center Italy (ECC) informs you about to what you should pay attention when shopping on the Internet.
In March of this year Italy has also implemented the Framework Decision of the Council of the European Union (2005/214 /JI) on the mutual recognition of fines by legislative decree no. 37 of 2016. The European Consumer Center Italy (ECC) provides clarity as to what is actually changing for the people having residence or income in Italy and receiving a traffic fine from abroad.
Curiosity concerning criptocurrency is dramatically increasing as it represents a fatal attraction for those who want to rapidly multiply their money. However, even in the criptocurrency market, there are offers circulating that prove to be veritable illegal pyramidal systems. The European Consumer Centre Italy tries to give clarity about this topic and invites to be careful concerning the criptocurrency named Onecoin.
“They have succeeded in accumulating a greater mass of objects, but the joy in the world has grown less”, warned Dostoevskij. Such a monition can be addressed to those purchasing merchandise in Italy from pedlars or unauthorized websites: yielding to this temptation, indeed, can lead to criminal penalties and to administrative fines.