There were four main clauses in the amendments.
- The President may dismiss the Sejm (parliament) and the Senate.
- The President may issue acts (rozporządzenia) having statutory power with the approval of the Sejm.
- The Sejm may not dissolve itself.
- If the Sejm cannot agree on the state budget, the budget may be passed by the government.
- Ajnenkiel, Andrzej (1983). Polskie konstytucje (in Polish). Warszawa: Wiedza Powszechna. ISBN 83-214-0256-9.