Bartosz Kuraś: articles by this author

New law on environmental crimes in force since 10 June 2011

There are now more acts against the environment punishable as crimes. In some cases members of the management board of a company may be held responsible.

A preparation is now a mixture

The Act on Chemical Substances and Mixtures (Dz.U. 2011 No. 63 item 322), adopted by the Polish Parliament in February, went into effect on 8 April 2011. There are numerous changes, but they are not revolutionary.

New authority for environmental inspectors to issue fines

The list of offences for which inspectors may impose fines by issuing a notice of penalty to violators has been expanded.