The Implementation of the Services Directive in Poland

  • Piotr Stec
  • Przemysław Malinowski


The EU Services Directive (SD) is a centrepiece for the realisation of the Internal Market in the services sector aiming at considerably lowering the barriers for service provision in the EU. This chapter therefore analyses the transposition and implementation of the requirements of the SD into the national (administrative) law system of Poland. The chapter treats all relevant requirements of the SD, such as the Point of Single Contact (POSC), the screening of national law according to the requirements of the SD, the adaption of authorisation schemes for service provision, the requirement of ‘tacit authorisation’, and the need for new rules on administrative cooperation. Finally an assessment of the impact of the SD on the national (administrative) law system is provided.


European Union Economic Activity Competent Authority Service Directive Administrative Authority 
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For legislation, jurisprudence and websites please refer to 1.1 of the report and footnotes directly

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© T.M.C. ASSER PRESS, The Hague, The Netherlands, and the authors/editors  2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OpoleOpolePoland
  2. 2.University of OpoleOpolePoland

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