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The 1987 Sino-Polish Treaty on Legal Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters is Not Applicable to Judgments of Hong Kong


By an order made on 6 March 2012, the Court of Appeal dismissed the complaint of V. M., filed against the order of the Regional Court in W. declaring the judgment of a District Court of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong to be enforceable in Poland. An appeal in cassation was lodged with the Supreme Court against the former order by V. M.

The appeal was based on two major grounds: a violation of Article 16 of the 1987 Treaty between the People’s Republic of Poland and the People’s Republic of China on legal assistance in civil and criminal matters in conjunction with Articles 27 and 29 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, and a violation of the relevant provisions of the Polish Code of Civil Procedure relating to the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Read more

Posted on by Szymon Zaręba in International