Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 11 March 2020

Györgyné Lintner v UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt.

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Fővárosi Törvényszék

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Consumer protection – Directive 93/13/EEC – Unfair terms in consumer contracts – Foreign currency based loan contract – Article 4(1) – Consideration of all the other terms of the contract for the purpose of assessing the unfairness of the contested term – Article 6(1) – Examination by the national court of its own motion as to whether the clauses in the contract are unfair – Scope

Case C-511/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
12/06/2020 Lintner
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2020:188
11/03/2020 Lintner
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Abstract
ECLI:EU:C:2020:188
11/03/2020 Lintner
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:1141
19/12/2019 Lintner
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
10/11/2017 Lintner
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.18 Consumer protection
    4.18.04 Unfair terms
      4.18.04.03 Powers and obligations of the national court
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.18 Consumer protection
    4.18.04 Unfair terms
      4.18.04.03 Powers and obligations of the national court
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.18 Consumer protection
    4.18.04 Unfair terms
      4.18.04.03 Powers and obligations of the national court


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 21/08/2017

Date of the Opinion

  • 19/12/2019

Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

11/03/2020


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Lintner

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Abenhaïm, Marc: Protection des consommateurs - Clauses abusives, Europe 2020, n° 5 Mai, Comm. 169 (FR)
  2. Werbrouck, Jarich ; Dauw, Elise: The national courts' obligation to gather and establish the necessary information for the application of consumer law - the endgame?, European Law Review 2021 p. 325-344 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Fővárosi Törvényszék - Hungary

Subject-matter

  • Approximation of laws
  • Consumer protection

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Prechal

Advocate General

Tanchev

Language(s) of the Case

  • Hungarian

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English