Informative Note

New rules on consumer rights when buying and selling digital goods, content and services


Decree-Law 84/2021 was published on October 18 and it has reinforced consumer rights enshrining their protection by implementing a legal framework that introduces important changes regarding the warranty of goods. This law also reinforces the protection framework in contracts for the supply of digital content and services introducing innovative provisions in thisarea.

This law repeals articles 9-B and 9-C of Law 24/96 of 31 July and Decree-Law 67/2003 of 8 April, and becomes effective on January 1st 2022.

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