Even though it has been nearly 70 years since Warsaw properties were nationalised, some former owners or their legal successors may still seek return of their property or at least damages. But damages do not include lost benefits.
The Polish Constitutional Tribunal has significantly expanded the set of former owners of properties in Warsaw who are entitled to compensation for seizure of their real estate by communist authorities following World War II.
The Polish Supreme Court has upheld the possibility of seeking damages through the courts for nationalised property…
The warranty of public reliance on land and mortgage registers protects an acquirer of perpetual usufruct in the event of defective entry in the land and mortgage register of the State Treasury or territorial governmental unit as the owner of real estate.
Execution against the State Treasury generally guarantees full satisfaction of a creditor’s claim, even if funds have not been earmarked for this purpose in the state budget.