Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Poland, European Union (927) > Other international agreements (21)

Name: Europe Agreement of 16 December 1991 establishing an association between the European Communities and their member States and the Republic of Poland.
Country: Poland, European Union
Subject(s): Other international agreements
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1991-12-16
Entry into force:
ISN: INT-1991-IA-45416
Bibliography: Central and Eastern European Legal Materials, 1996-01, Juris Publishing, Yonkers, USA, No. 33, Binder 4, pp. 3-53
Abstract/Citation: Provides for Poland's political integration into Europe and its economic rapprochement with the European Union. In particular, envisages the establishment, over a period of ten years, of a free trade area, within which there shall be a free movement of goods, persons and companies, and services. Special provisions govern the movement of capital, competition, approximation of laws, investment promotion and protection, and a number of other issues. Chapter I of Title IV deals with the movement of workers. The treatment accorded to workers of Polish nationality legally employed in the territory of a member State shall be free from any discrimination and the legally resident spouse and children of such a worker shall have access to the labour market. Contains special provisions relating to the coordination of social security systems. Available in English.

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer