Locked content Sejm approves free basic bank accounts

The Sejm unanimously approved a bill on Friday that provides for the opening of free basic payment accounts. Deputies supported two combined government draft amendments to the law on payment services. One of them introduces free payment accounts, and the other, new procedures for supervision of elec...

Locked content Poland to implement EU tobacco products directive

Poland is one of the states which will implement an EU tobacco products directive, which assumes putting graphic images such as warnings of impotence on cigarettes, a new European Commission press release read. The new directive includes larger and mandatory pictorial health warnings; a ban on cigar...

Locked content Health care costs abroad to be refunded

Within the EU, Polish citizens will be able to receive health care cost refunds. The Sejm passed an amendment to the public health care law that would give Poles a refund on health care services in other European countries, based on prices for similar procedures in Poland. After the approval of the ...