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Text of the Civil Code after amendments introduced by the Act of 13 April 2018 amending the Civil Code and certain other acts (Polish Journal of Laws of 2018, Dz. U. item 1104)

Civil Code

of 23 April 1964

(Journal of Laws Dz.U. 2020 item 1740, as amended)

Book One. General part

Title IV. Limitations on claims

Art. 123. §1. The running of the limitations period is interrupted:

1) by any action before a court or other body appointed to hear cases or enforce claims of a given type or before an arbitration court, commenced with the immediate purpose of pursuing, establishing, satisfying or securing a claim;

Art. 124.

§2. In the event of interruption of the limitations period by an action in a proceeding before a court or other body appointed to hear cases or enforce claims of a given type or before an arbitration court, or by commencement of mediation, the limitations period shall not begin to run again until the proceeding is completed.

Art. 125. §1. A claim confirmed by a legally final ruling of a court or other body appointed to hear cases of a given type or a ruling of an arbitration court, as well as a claim confirmed by a settlement concluded before a court or before an arbitration court or a settlement concluded before a mediator and confirmed by a court, becomes time-barred after six years. If the claim confirmed in this manner covers periodic performances, the claim for period performances due in the future shall be subject to a third-year limitations period.

Book Three. Obligations

Title III. General provisions on contractual obligations

Art. 3853. In the event of doubt, contractual clauses shall be deemed impermissible in particular when they:

23) exclude the jurisdiction of the Polish courts or submit a matter for resolution to a Polish or foreign arbitration court or other body, or require that the case be heard by a court which according to the act is not geographically proper.

Title IX. Sales

Chapter II. Warranty for defects

Art. 568.

§4. In the event of pursuit before a court or arbitration court of one of the entitlements under a warranty, the period for exercise of other entitlements of the buyer on this basis shall be suspended until the legally final completion of the proceeding.

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