Given that Poland is to host the Euro 2012 football championships, the creation of real possibilities for the realization of infrastructure projects and the provision of services based on the public-private partnership (PPP) formula has become imperative. In consideration of this, the government prepared a new draft PPP Act.
An amendment to the Public Procurement Law came into force on May 25 2006. The changes are both numerous and wide ranging, and are designed to bring Polish procurement law into line with the EU directives of March 31 2004 (2004/17/EC and 2004/18/EC), the implementation period for which expired at the end of January 2006.
The Law on Toll Motorways has been amended. Changes concern the financing, construction and operation of domestic motorways, and the procedures for granting concessions.