The Commission adopted on 2 July 2009 a Communication on the Enforcement of the Consumer Acquis as part of a "Consumer Enforcement Package". This Communication is to be seen in the overall context of the EU consumer policy strategy which emphasis enforcement as one of its key pillars.
The Communication explains the crucial role of effective enforcement of consumer protection
rules for the overall success of consumer policy. Based on an analysis of what has been achieved so far, it takes stock
of consumer enforcement action, identifies the main challenges and sets out five priority areas where work needs to be done to strengthen the enforcement of EU consumer law.
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the enforcement of the Consumer Acquis
Press release:Commission to strengthen systems to enforce consumer law (2/07/2009)
Memo: Enforcement Package (2/07/2009)