Democracy & Justice

Polish Authorities No Longer Seek to Amend Public Collections Act

The Ministry of the Interior has decided to abandon its plans to amend the Public Collections Act. The decision follows a review of comments submitted by social organizations. One of the proposed amendments was to...

by Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

The Ministry of the Interior has decided to abandon its plans to amend the Public Collections Act. The decision follows a review of comments submitted by social organizations. One of the proposed amendments was to introduce measures that would authorize the Ministry of the Interior to prohibit or block a public collection or change the purpose of the donated monies based on the ambiguous and broadly defined criteria of "a violation of the public policy or an important public interest."


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