Decision of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) Vj-185/2005: Könyvmíves Könyvkiadó Kft.

The Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) concluded in its decision, issued on 27 March 2006, that Könyvmíves Könyvkiadó Kft. infringed the provisions on the prohibition of unfair manipulation of consumer choice of the Hungarian Competition Act.

In the competiton supervision proceedings it was established that Könyvmíves Könyvkiadó Kft. unlawfully misled the consumers by not indicating in its concise dictionaries that they are mainly based on some books published ca. 100 years ago.
Könyvmíves Könyvkiadó Kft. was ordered to pay a fine of HUF 1 million (approx. EUR 3800) for its unlawful behaviour.

Budapest, 4 April, 2006

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