infrastructure

Pursuing claims against Polish road authority under special act of Parliament

Subcontractors for road projects in Poland may still seek payment from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) under a special act of Parliament from 2012. A recent amendment to the special act allows subcontractors which are large enterprises to seek payment from GDDKiA under the same terms as SMEs.

Amendment to special act for road construction subcontractors has entered into force

With the entry into force of the amendment to the “special act” on 16 July 2014, large subcontractors will be able to seek payment from the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways of their unsatisfied principal claims for performance of public road construction projects.

Pursuing claims against the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways under the special act

Subcontractors for road projects in Poland can still use the “special act” to seek payment from the national road authority. This opportunity is also to be extended to “large subcontractors” for claims related to performance of certain road construction contracts.

New rules for admission of foreign rolling stock onto the Polish rail market

On 14 June 2011 the Polish government approved a bill to amend the Rail Transport Act in order to provide for automatic admission of rail vehicles for operation in Poland if they have been admitted for operation in another EU member state.

Dispute resolution under FIDIC contracts

One of the reasons that FIDIC terms are so popular for construction contracts is the well-developed set of dispute resolution procedures.