Poland: Restrictions on Sunday commerce

Commerce will be prohibited on Sundays in Poland. The draft an Act (currently being proceeded in Parliament’s) states that commerce will be gradually prohibited on Sundays:

  • from March 2018 commerce will be allowed on the first and last Sunday in the month plus two Sundays before Christmas and one before Easter,
  • from January 2019 – commerce shall be prohibited also on the first Sunday of the month,
  • from January 2020 – commerce shall be prohibited also on the last Sunday of the month, except the last Sunday of January, April, June and August.

The draft currently awaits the President’s signature and publication.

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