Article 1212. The law applicable to the contract with the participation of the consumer.

1. The choice of the right to be applied to the contract, to which the individual is a party, who uses, acquires or orders or intends to use, purchase or order movable things (works, services) for personal, family, household and other needs not related to the implementation activity, cannot entail deprivation of such an individual (consumer) of protection of his rights, provided by the mandatory rules of the law of the country of residence of the consumer, if at least one of the following circumstances: 1) the conclusion of the contract was preceded by an offer in this country, addressed to the consumer, or an advertisement, and the consumer made the necessary actions in the same country to conclude a contract; 2) the counterparty of the consumer or the representative of the counterparty received the order of the consumer in this country; 3) an order for the purchase of movables, the performance of work or the provision of services is made by a consumer in another country, a visit to which was initiated by the consumer’s counterparty in order to encourage the consumer to enter into a contract. 2. In the absence of an agreement of the parties on the law to be applied and in the circumstances specified in paragraph 1 of this article, the law of the country of residence of the consumer shall apply to the contract with the participation of the consumer. 3. The rules established by clauses 1 and 2 of this article do not apply: 1) to the contract of carriage; 2) to the contract on the performance of work or the provision of services, if the work must be performed or the services must be rendered exclusively in a country other than the country of residence of the consumer. The exemptions provided for in this clause do not apply to contracts for the provision of transportation and accommodation services for the total price (regardless of the inclusion in the total price of other services), in particular for contracts in the field of tourist services.

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References to other articles of chapter 68. The law applicable to property and personal non-property relations:
Article 1205. General provisions on the law applicable to real rights.
Article 1206. The law applicable to the emergence and termination of real rights.
Article 1207. The law applicable to real rights to ships and space objects.
Article 1208. The law applicable to the statute of limitations.
Article 1209. The law applicable to the form of the transaction.
Article 1210. The choice of law by the parties to the contract.
Article 1211. The law applicable to the contract in the absence of the parties' agreement on the choice of law.
Article 1213. The law applicable to the contract in respect of immovable property.
Article 1214. The law applicable to the agreement on the establishment of a legal entity with foreign participation.
Article 1215. The scope of the law applicable to the contract.
Article 1216. The law applicable to the assignment of the claim.
Article 1217. The law applicable to obligations arising from unilateral transactions.
Article 1218. The law applicable to the relationship of interest.
Article 1219. The law applicable to obligations arising from the infliction of harm.
Article 1220. The scope of the law applicable to obligations arising from the infliction of harm.
Article 1221. The law applicable to liability for damage caused as a result of defects in the goods, work or service.
Article 1222. The law applicable to obligations arising from unfair competition.
Article 1223. The law applicable to obligations arising from unjust enrichment.
Article 1224. The law applicable to inheritance relations.