Litigation and law in Poland

Retail chains

Retail chains operating in Poland must meet a number of requirements imposed upon retailers. In general, no particular permit is required to conduct consumer sales. An exception is the sale of certain goods such as alcoholic beverages or pharmaceuticals. Also, the sale of food requires […]


Road transport Road transport is one of the most highly regulated fields of human endeavour. Under Polish law the field is governed specifically by the Road Transport Act of 6 September 2001 and the Transport Law of 15 November 1984, and at the international level […]

Medical devices

Regulated activity Production and trade of medical devices is regulated in Poland by the Medical Devices Act of 20 May 2010. For the most part, the law implements EU legislation in this regard. Market authorisation for medical devices requires the fulfilment of certain conditions concerning […]

Public procurement

Public sector entities and other contracting entities indicated in the Public Procurement Law of 29 January 2004 are required to conclude contracts for works, supplies and services with contractors selected under procedures assuring fair competition and equal treatment of contractors. Tender procedures applicable in Poland […]

Food law

Foodstuffs are regulated by administrative law in Poland, in particular the Food Safety and Nutrition Act of 25 August 2006, as well as executive regulations. Polish regulations primarily implement EU provisions. Moreover, foodstuffs are regulated by EU laws directly applicable in Poland. Materials and products […]