Declarations
Reservations

Articles: 23,26,34,52,55

27 July 2010
I - Declarations
1) requests under Article 34 par. 1 shall be communicated only through the Ministry of Justice (Article 34 par. 2),
2) Articles 23, 26 and 52 of the Convention allow Contracting Parties a degree of flexibility in order to apply a simple and rapid regime for the recognition and enforcement of judgments. The Community rules provide for a system of recognition and enforcement which is at least as favourable as the rules laid down in the Convention. Accordingly, a judgment given in a court of a Member State of the European Union, in respect of a matter relating to the Convention, shall be recognised and enforced in the Republic of Poland by application of the relevant internal rules of Community law.

II - Reservations
The Republic of Poland
1) reserves the jurisdiction of its authorities in order to take measures directed to the protection of immovable property of a child situated in the territory of the Republic of Poland (Article 55 par. 1 sub-par. a),
2) reserves the right not to recognise any parental responsibility or measure in so far as it is incompatible with any measure taken by the Polish authorities in relation to immovable property of a child situated in the territory of the Republic of Poland (Article 55 par. 1 sub-par. b).

7 April 2011
The Republic of Poland declares pursuant to Article 52 paragraph 1 that the rules on applicable law of this Convention shall take precedence over the rules of the Convention between Poland and Austria on mutual relations in civil matters and on documents signed at Vienna on 11 december 1963 as modified by the protocol signed at Vienna on 25 January 1973.

18 May 2011
The Republic of Poland declares, pursuant to Article 52, paragraph 1 of the Convention, that the rules on applicable law of the Convention shall take precedence over the rules of the Treaty between the Polish People's Republic and the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic on Legal Aid and Settlement of Legal Relations in Civil, Family, Labour and Criminal Matters, signed at Warsaw on 21 December 1987.

8 July 2011
The Republic of Poland declares, pursuant to Article 52, paragraph 1 of the Convention, that de rules on applicable law of this Convention shall take precedence over the rules of the Convention between the People's Republic of Poland and the French Republic on Applicable Law, Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in the Field of Personal and Family Law, concluded in Warsaw on 5 April 1967.

24 May 2012
The Republic of Poland declares, pursuant to Article 52, paragraph 1 of the Convention, that the rules on applicable law of the Convention shall take precedence over the rules of the Agreement between the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Latvia on Legal Assistance and Legal Relationships in Civil, Family, Labour and Criminal Matters, signed at Riga on 23 February 1994.

12 July 2012
The Republic of Poland declares, pursuant to Article 52, paragraph 1 of the Convention, that the rules on applicable law of the Convention shall take precedence over the rules of the Agreement between the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Estonia on Legal Assistance and Legal Relatonships in Civil, Family, Labour and Criminal Matters, signed at Tallin on 27 November 1998.