The Council of Ministers approved the so-called legal shield, which provides for the amendment of more than 40 laws, the Ministry of Technology and Development announced on Tuesday. It presupposes, among other things: full automation of the way of reporting to the Insurance Guarantee Fund by tour operators and entrepreneurs.
It concerns the bill amending certain laws that the Council of Ministers adopted on Tuesday to simplify administrative procedures for citizens and entrepreneurs.
“The project is the implementation of two measures of the National Plan for Reconstruction and Increasing Immunity” – it was delivered. It has been added that it provides for the amendment of more than 40 laws.
As Waldemar Buda, Minister of Development and Technology, said on Tuesday: “There are still excessive demands and administrative burdens in the legal environment”, which have a negative impact on the competitiveness of the Polish economy, as well as on citizens’ attitudes towards of the state. “We want to remove or change administrative and legal barriers so that they are accessible to their citizens” – he emphasized.
According to the minister, it is in times of economic difficulties as a result of, among other things, the geopolitical situation. “The introduction of the ‘legal shield’ will help meet the challenges related to the resilience and competitiveness of the Polish economy,” he said.
The deputy head of the Ministry of Regional Development, Olga Semeniuk, judged that the project contains solutions that will positively affect the labor market. According to the ministry, the development of entrepreneurship resulting from the reduction of administrative burdens should translate into an increase in employment, but also encourage individual industry groups to acquire additional rights in connection with the facilities introduced.
“The reform of the legal environment, reflected in the reduction of obligations, the electronics of procedures and other simplifications, will support social and economic development” – Semeniuk added.
According to MRIT, the main new solutions include: “The use of simplified or silent procedures to settle the matter, including in the areas of fishing license, seaman’s book, granting mountain guide rights and granting the right to issue certificates which confirm the healing properties of natural medicinal raw materials and the healing properties of the climate”.
It was also stated that “prudent implementation of single agency procedures, including entry in the register of agri-food product types, authorization for the reclassification of geological resources and an order to survey the operation and submit the inventory to a different date”.
Other proposed solutions relate to the electronics of procedures – eg keeping a register of an individual hunting lodge in electronic form only; the possibility to submit an application for a water permit and an application for a commitment to issue a water permit using application templates.
The project also provides for the introduction of a complete automation of the way of reporting to the Insurance Guarantee Fund by tour operators and entrepreneurs; the possibility of, among other things, folding applications for student grants and the processing thereof by the university via the university’s student service system.
It is also proposed to “streamline other procedures”, including limiting the number of copies of the application submitted in the procedure for issuing a permit specifying the location and conditions for the use of artificial islands, structures and devices in Polish maritime areas. are specified.
The adoption of the bill by the Council of Ministers will allow the commencement of parliamentary work on this bill – added. (DAD)
Author: Magdalena Jarco
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