Articles: 8,23,33

Article 8 - The Authority designated to issue a prior authorization shall be the Ministry of Justice.

Article 23 – the Republic of Poland declares that it will not execute Letters of Request issued for the purpose of obtaining "pre-trial discovery of documents" as known in common law countries.

Article 33 – the Republic of Poland excludes the application on its territory of:
a) the provisions of Article 4, paragraph 2,
b) the provisions of Chapter II, excluding the provisions of Article 15.