Legal news

14-06-2010

The new legislation is being drafted to change the Act on Notaries.


31-05-2010

On May 24, the Supreme Administrative Court in the increased composition of seven judges settled the legal issue which had been a source of discrepancies in the judgment practice of administrative courts (file no. II FPS 1/10).


31-05-2010

On July 1, changes to the Civil Procedure Code are coming into force, which introduce the rule that open court sessions in civil cases will be recorded with sound recording devices or devices recording both picture and sound.


31-05-2010

The Ministry of Finance has drafted a decree which allows for a VAT relief.


31-05-2010

The Supreme Administrative Court has decided that it is the date when an invoice or a bill has been received and not the date when such invoice or bill was issued which is relevant for calculating the PLN amount of the expense borne in a foreign currency (II FSK 1440/09).


24-05-2010

The Ministry of Economy developed a draft of an act on helping the poor, who will pay lower receipts for electricity by ca. 1/3. Ca. PLN 130 million from the national budget will be provided for this kind of support.


24-05-2010

On May 20 the Speaker of the Sejm (performing the President’s duties) signed the act on supporting development of telecommunication services and networks, the main purpose of which is to ensure that access to telecommunication in Poland will be developed.


24-05-2010

On May 20, 2010 the first reading of the draft act on amendment to the Civil Code took place in the Sejm.


17-05-2010

Pursuant to the planned change to the Act on National Bank of Poland, after the term of office of the President of NBP has expired, (s)he will perform the duties until the moment when the new President of NBP takes them over.


17-05-2010

On May 11, the government accepted the draft of changes to the Act on Creating Polish Agency for Enterprise and Development (PARP), which will be directed to the Parliament.


17-05-2010

In accordance with the latest verdict of the Supreme Court an employee may demand from his/her employer a compensation for an accident at work, even if the employee’s state of health deteriorated as a result of a stressing interview with the superior and not of an accident per se.


17-05-2010

The institution of a state enterprise is deemed as a remnant of the age of communism.


10-05-2010

At the end of April the Parliament adopted a change to the Act on Tourist Services.


10-05-2010

In the seating of May 7, 2010 the Sejm dealt with amending the Act on Tax Inspection.


10-05-2010

In connection with the signals received from consumers, UOKiK [Office for Competition and Consumer Protection] inspected the biggest mobile phone operators who offer their products and services by way of tele-sale and internet.


10-05-2010

The Act amending the Act on Making Available Information on Environment and Its Protection (...) as well as some other acts which was accepted by the Sejm on April 29, 2010 stipulates a number of facilitations.


3-05-2010

The draft amendments to the provisions which are to increase the use of electronic invoices in commercial trading are currently in preparation.


3-05-2010

On May 1, 2010 new provisions of the Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 29, 2004 on the coordination of social security systems (Journal of Laws EU L 200 of June 7, 2004) have come into force, thereby annulling earlier ordinances within this scope.


3-05-2010

The Senate prepared a draft of an amendment to the Construction Law.


3-05-2010

On March 11, 2010 a convention on avoiding double taxation signed in Helsinki on June 8, 2009 by Poland and Finland came into force.


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