Region: Austria
Civil rights

European Class Action for the Verbraucherschutzverein (VSV)

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Austrian Parliament
3.509 Supporters 2.880 in Austria
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  1. Launched February 2021
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In Section 29 of the Consumer Protection Act, legislators list those organizations which are allowed to bring collective actions. The Consumer Protection Association (VSV) is a consumer organisation independent of the state and the economy, which also seeks to be allowed to bring collective actions.

We want to supplement § 29 KScHG with the Consumer Protection Association.


The EU Injunction Directive and the EU Directive on Collective Redress to be implemented within two years provide that EU Member States report the lawsuit-related consumer organisations twice a year. The EU list is idR prerequisite for leading cross-border collective actions. Unlike AK or VKI, the VSV is committed to consumer rights worldwide and already has over 3000 members from all over the world. In order to be able to sue effectively - especially in the case of mass damage (diesel gate, Ischgl, life insurance, Eurogine,...) - the lawsuit legitimation in § 29 KScHG is required.

Thank you for your support, Peter Kolba from Wien
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Why people sign

  • 4 days ago

    Verbraucherschutz ist wichtig

  • Not public St.Margarethen

    4 days ago

    Ich finde es heute extrem wichtig, dass die Konsument*innen /Verbraucher*innen besser geschützt werden gegen ausufernde Industrie- und andere Lobbyisten!

  • Tn29 0qg

    5 days ago

    I want to sue the Austrian Government for giving me Covid 19 and putting me into a coma with long term effects

  • Jonathan Dyson AJ, London

    on 14 Mar 2021

    Covid patient after visiting St. Anton, March 2020.

  • on 09 Mar 2021

    Because I caught Covid whilst on a ski holiday in Ischgl.

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