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Implementation of Geoblocking Regulation in Austria

This page gives state of play of the implementation of the Geoblocking in Austria, and the local points of contact.

Enforcement Body 

Schiffamtsgasse 1-3

A - 1020 Wien 

Kontakt und Standorte

Assistance to Consumer Bodies

Mariahilfer Straße 81 A-1060 Wien 

Tel: 0043 1 588 77-0 

Fax: 0043 1 588 77-71 

E-mail

Measures applicable to infringements

  • § 33d Federal Act Against Unfair Competition 1984 – UWG BGBl. I Nr. 109/2018
  • §§ 1 (Rechtsbruch - infringement of the law) iVM 14 Federal Act Against Unfair Competition 1984 – UWG (§ 51 Abs. 2 Z 10 Jurisdiktionsnorm)
  • Verbraucherbehördenkooperationsgesetz - Cooperation of Consumer Protection Authorities Act (VBKG).   § 3 Abs. 2 Z 3 iVm Annex Z 3 lit. d VBKG

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