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  In the Republic of Poland the procedure to overrule a decision issued in a case concerning maintenance regulated in Article 11442 of the Code of Civil Procedure is the procedure referred to in Article 19 of Regulation (EC) No 4/2009. A motion for initiation of such proceedings shall be submitted to the court which issued the challenged decision. It means that, depending on which court issued the challenged decision on maintenance, the court having jurisdiction within the meaning of Article 19(1) of Regulation 4/2009 can be:

a) regional court

b) district court (if this court issued a decision on maintenance in the proceedings concerning separation, divorce or annulment of marriage).

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  In Poland, an appeal in cassation (skarga kasacyjna) (Art. 3981 – 39821 of the Code of Civil Procedure) is the redress procedure referred to in Article 33 of Regulation (EC) No 4/2009. The court competent is the Polish Supreme Court (‘Sąd Najwyższy’). The appeal in cassation is to be filed with the Supreme Court through the Appeal Court (‘Sąd apelacyjny’) which issued the contested decision (Article 3985 para. 1 in conjunction with Article 11511 para. 3 of the Polish Code of civil procedure).

The contact details of the Polish Supreme Court are as following:

Sąd Najwyższy

Plac Krasińskich 2/4/6

00-951 Warszawa (Warsaw)


Tel.: +48 22 530 8246

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  Article 71 1. (g) - Accepted languages for translations of documents

The Republic of Poland accepts only the Polish language for the translation of documents referred to in Articles 20, 28 and 40 of Regulation (EC) No 4/2009.

Article 71 1. (h) - Languages accepted by Central Authorities for communication with other Central Authorities

The languages accepted by the Central Authority designated in the Republic of Poland for the purpose of any other communication with Central Authorities referred to in Article 59.3 of Regulation (EC) No 4/2009, are: Polish and English.

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