Stage of legislative progress 

In force


Implementation Act

Act amending the Polish Act on Competition and Consumer Protection and implementing the GBR

Implementation date 

16 September 2019

Responsible body/bodies (art. 7 (1) GBR)
 MS must designate one or more bodies for its adequate and effective enforcement. This can include courts or administrative authorities (recital 35 GBR).

The President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK)

Enforcement measures (art. 7 (2) GBR)
 MS must lay down rules setting out the measures applicable to infringements. These measures must be effective, proportionate and dissuasive.

Administrative enforcement and fines based on the same rules as enforcement of other violations of the Act on Protection of Consumer and Competition

Practical assistance (art. 8 GBR)
 MS must designate one or more bodies responsible for providing practical assistance to consumers in the case of a dispute between a consumer and a trader arising from the application of the GBR

The ADR entity established at the President of the UOKiK.