Locked content Duda signs Sunday trade ban bill

President Andrzej Duda singed a bill gradually banning Sunday retail trade. Starting from March 2018, shops will be closed on two Sundays per month, from 2019, the ban will extend to three Sundays per month while starting from 2020, shops will be allowed to operate only seven Sundays per year. The f...

Locked content Parliament approves Sunday trade ban

The Polish Parliament with 254 votes for and 156 against approved the law which would gradually make the Sunday retail trade illegal. The passed law, which needs to be approved by Senate and the President, starting from March 2018, would make shops be closed on two Sundays per month, from 2019, the ...

Locked content Sunday trade ban to be expanded gradually

The Law and Justice (PiS) government announced new amendments to the draft bill on Sunday trade ban. The new law would come into force in March next year and would cover two Sundays per month, while in 2019 the ban would be expanded to three Sundays per month, and in 2020 it would cover all…

Locked content Sunday trade ban to come into force next year

According to the Law and Justice (PiS) MP Janusz Śniadek, the decision has been made to implement the ban on Sunday trade on every other Sunday, starting from next year. “The political decision has been made, now the bill will be fast-tracked and come into force next year,” Śniadek told Tok FM radio...

Sunday trade ban to cover only two Sundays per month – media

According to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, the government wants to impose the Sunday trade ban starting from next year, with two Sundays per month when stores will be allowed to remain open. In 2019, that number would be further limited to only one Sunday each month. “I proposed two Sundays because it see...

Locked content Sunday trade ban could be delayed to next year – Rafalska

Parliamentary work on a law restricting trade on Sundays could be finished by October, which would mean that the law would come into force starting from the beginning of 2018, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy Elżbieta Rafalska said. She also added that she supports the version of the bill...

Locked content New approach to the Sunday trade ban

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party announced a new idea on restricting the trade on Sundays. The latest proposal is to allow the trade on these days, but only till 13-14:00. Deputy PM Mateusz Morawiecki called the idea “very interesting.” But, not everyone is keen on this approach. Alfred Bujar ...

Locked content Poland won’t implement Sunday trade ban this year – Rafals...

Poland will not be introducing a ban on Sunday trade this year, labor minister Elżbieta Rafalska admitted. “Such an ambitious possibility that this bill enters into force yet in H2 this year has definitely expired. Of course, I do not want to decide for the parliament, but it seems impossible to me....