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Original name: Ustawa o czasie pracy kierowców
Name: Act of 16 April 2004 on working time of drivers (Text No. 879).
Country: Poland
Subject(s): Transport and communication workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-04-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Dziennik Ustaw, 2004-04-30, No. 92, pp. 6052-6056
ISN: POL-2004-L-68871
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=68871&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Dziennik Ustaw, 2004-04-30, No. 92, pp. 6052-6056
Act on-line in Polish Act on-line in Polish polskieustawy.com, Poland PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-03-22)
Abstract/Citation: Sets up maximum working hours: 8 hours per day and 40 hours on average during a five-day working week, the reference period being 4 months. The average duration of the working week (including overtime) shall not exceed 48 hours. However, it can be extended up to 60 hours if the average working week does not exceed 48 hours during the above- mentioned reference period.

Makes also provision for rest periods, work planning and night work. Provides for employers' duties, such as duty to record working time and making this record available to the driver.

Implements EU Regulation No. 3820/85.

Repeals Act of 24 August 2001 on working time of drivers (Dz. U. 2002, No. 123, , Text No. 1354 and Dz. U. 2002, No. 149, Text No. 1452).
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