Gov't adopts deregulation bill, hopes to reduce unemployment
September 26, 2012
Poland's government adopted a bill amending several laws restricting access to 50 chosen occupations, in what is seen as the first step to opening access to regulated professions and a means to fight unemployment, the government's press office announced in a press statement.
"The government expects the carried out deregulation to result in the increase in the number of jobs, while competition will enforce a decrease of prices of offered services, improve their quality and increase their availability," the statement reads.
The list of affected professions includes: lawyer, legal advisor, notary, receiver, detective, security officer, realtor, property manager, sports coach, tourist guide, professional advisor, job agent, librarian, taxi driver, land surveyor and driving instructor.
The bill is slated for implementation in 30 days from its publication in the Journal of Laws, except for chosen regulations which will take effect on January 1, 2014, the press office wrote.