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Poland's Special Act on Assistance to Ukrainian Refugees

March 10, 2022

On March 9, 2022, the Polish Parliament adopted a special act (the "Special Act") on assistance to Ukrainian citizens who have fled Ukraine to Poland in connection with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Special Act contains many provisions setting forth rights, assistance and benefits to be made available to Ukrainian citizens who have sought refuge in Poland as a result of the war. The Special Act is now subject to approval of the Polish Senate, which may still revise some of the provisions, as well as the President's signature. As adopted by the Polish Parliament, the Special Act provides for the following:

Miller Canfield has three Polish offices—in Warsaw, Wrocław, and Gdynia—and our attorneys are actively providing assistance to Ukrainian refugees regarding their stay in Poland. Please contact the authors to discuss these developments further.