Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry

Poland

Excerpts of the following laws appear in the publication "Legislating for Equality, A Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms. Vol. I: Europe":

Human Rights Related Legislation
Act on the Institute of National Remembrance-Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes Against the Polish Nation of 1998.

Penal Code Provisions

Criminal Code of 1997, as amended up to 2009.

Non- Discrimination

Labour Code of 1974, as amended up to 2009.

Act on the Implementation of Certain Provisions of the European Union in the Field of Equal Treatment of 2010.

Protection of Minorities

Act on National and Ethnic Minorities and on Regional Language of 2005.

Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

The Ombudsman Act on the Human Rights Defender of 1987.