already in force

Class actions

The Act on Enforcement of Claims in a Group Proceeding went into effect on 19 July 2010. The act introduces the institution of the class action, not previously recognised under Polish law.

Can a pre-war company still recover its assets?

An amendment to the Regulations Enacting the National Court Register Act has gone into effect that significantly changes the rules for re-registering pre-war companies in the National Court Register. The amendment makes it more difficult to reactivate pre

Environmental decisions assignable from 20 July 2010

Transferability of environmental decisions, which was possible under Polish law prior to November 2008, has now been restored. The gap caused major difficulties for investors carrying out projects that could have a significant environmental impact.

Methods of landmark protection expanded

The Act dated 18 March 2010 Amending the Landmarks Care and Protection Act and Certain Other Acts has expanded the catalogue of forms of protection for landmarks in Poland.