In this judgment the Court of Appeal has declared the contracts null and void, ordering Silverpoint Vacations to return the sum of £ 52,550.35 plus another £ 88,960 in concept of money unduly anticipated. In addition, the judgement, as can be seen in the yellow highlighted ...Read More
STS no. 19 of 17-01-2017. Appeal no. 3064-2014, on Perpetuity, Trade Ins, Trans amount and maintenance quotas.
Sentence nº 19/2017 has been Supreme Court's second sentence and has very little to do with the previous one, number 16/17, since it doesn't deal with Club Paradiso or address to the issue of whether buyers are investors or consumers. This ruling examines a Hollywood Mirage Club contract and the main issues are: perpetuity, amounts brought from other contracts (Trade In), amounts brought from previous contracts (Trans amounts) and maintenance fees.Read More
Today I am referring to Law 42/98 and to contracts signed between the 5th January 1999 and the 17th March 2012. I have received lately many questions about which Courts should know about which contracts. Questions such as:Read More
In Spain there are currently at least three specific legal regulations applicable to timeshare contracts in force today, these are:
- Roya Decree-Law 8/2012, de 16 de marzo, de contratos de aprovechamiento por turno de bienes de uso turístico, de adquisición de productos vacacionales de larga duración, de reventa y de intercambio.
-And Law 4/2012, de 6 de julio, de contratos de aprovechamiento por turno de bienes de uso turístico, de adquisición de productos vacacionales de larga duración, de reventa y de intercambio y normas tributarias.
Consequently, contracts signed between the 5th of January 1999 and the 17th of March 2012, will follow Law 42/98, whereas those contracts signed between the 18th March and the 7th July 2012 has to follow the Royal Decree-Law, being Law 4/2012 for contracts signed after the 8th July 2012.