In the Polish construction market, it is a common practice for several entities to jointly take part in public procurement. “Contractors deciding to execute an investment as part of a consortium should carefully construct their agreement. It is crucial considering their joint and several liability towards the ordering party,” note legal advisor Artur Sidor and Anna Matysiak, lawyers from the Pietrzak Sidor & Partners Law Firm, in the newest issue of “Builder”.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepted a unilateral declaration by the Polish government in the case Rembak against Poland. The government acknowledged a violation of art. 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) as a result of imposition on the applicant of the regime of “dangerous detainee” and of the violation of art. 5 § 3 of the Convention due to the unreasonable duration of the applicant’s pre-trial detention.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has accepted a unilateral declaration of the Polish government in the case Hernandez against Poland. In its declaration, the government admitted a violation of art. 5 § 3 and art. 6 § 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) due to the excessive length of pre-trial detention and criminal proceedings against the applicant.