New rules regarding the concentration of procedural material


By Act of 16 September 2011 (Dz. U. 2011, no 233, item 1381) a vast reform of general and enforcement proceedings was adopted by the Polish Parliament. The Act entered into force on 3rd May 2012. Among many changes introduced by this Act, an emphasis should be put on the new rules of presenting facts and evidence by the parties. The reform of 16 September aims at introducing a general framework which would facilitate a more efficient concentration of the procedural material. The goal of the new regulation consists in introducing a tool which would apply not only to general examination proceedings, but also to the so-called separate (special) procedures and to the non-litigious proceedings.The new regulation endeavors to encourage the parties to provide facts and evidence at an adequate time (i.e. as early as possible) and thus contribute to a smooth and efficient course of the proceedings.

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Posted on by Agnieszka Gołąb in Civil Procedure