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- The paper will be published in ACE provided that the reviews are positive. If reviewers have any comments, the authors receive reviews to read and consider these comments.

- The editor decides whether the paper fulfill all requirements i.e. formal and scientific.

- Paper publication requires the author's final approval.

- As soon as the publication appears in print and in electronic forms on the Internet there is no possibility to change the content of the article.

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- Since 15.08.2021 the publication fee is 2550 PLN gross (2070,00 + 23 % VAT) or for foreign authors 555 EUR gross (450 + 23 % VAT).

- The condition of publication are two positive reviews of independent reviewers.

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