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Digital revolution in civil procedure

On May 27th 2015 Polish Parliament adopted the government's propositions on amendments to the Civil Code, Civil Procedure Code and some other acts. Amendments to the of civil procedure expands the catalog of cases heard in electronic proceedings and allows entering pleadings through the electronic system in traditional civil proceedings. The changes also brings about a new definition of the document.

At this stage of the legislative process, the act has been sent to the Senate, which can introduce their amendments. Then, after their acceptance or rejection by the parliament act will be passed for the President’s signature.

If the changes proposed by the Senate will not involve application period, the bill will come into force after 12 months from the date of publication.

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