Administration of Justice in Poland

 

KUP W KSIĘGARNI INTERNETOWEJ

 

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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND 5 

CONSTITUTIONAL TRIBUNAL 8

TRIBUNAL OF STATE 10

SUPREME COURT 12

Spokesman for the Public Interest 13

HIGH ADMINISTRATIVE COURT 15

NATIONAL JUDICIARY COUNCIL 17

COMMON COURTS 19

District Courts 19

Provincial Courts 21

Courts of Appeal 22

Specialised Divisions of the Courts 22

Family and Juvenile Courts 22

Labour and Social Security Courts 24

Commercial Courts 25

Sanction Enforcement Courts 25

The authors greatly appreciate the assistance provided by the following persons: Dr Jan Brol, Mr Igor Dzialuk, | Professor Jerzy Jasiński], Professor Marek Safjan, Dr Zbigniew Szcząska, and also Mr Piotr Paszkowski (language consultancy) and Mr Konrad Brodziński (additional editing)
Courts of Registration 26

MILITARY COURTS 27

MISDEMEANOUR BOARDS 29

JUDGES, LAY JUDGES, COURT EMPLOYEES AND OTHER PERSONS WORKING FOR THE COURTS 30

Judges  30

Lay Judges 31

Clerks of the Court (Rechtfleger) 32

Probation and Supervision Officers  33

Court Enforcement Officers (Sheriff Officers)  34

Court-Appointed Experts  35

Sworn Translators  35

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE-ATTORNEY GENERAL AND HIS SUBORDINATE AUTHORITIES 37

Office of the Minister of Justice-Attorney General 37

Prosecution Service 39

Prison Service Central Administration and Units of the Prison Administration 41

NATIONAL MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 43

OMBUDSMAN 45

GENERAL INSPECTOR FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA 46

THE BAR, COUNSELLORS AT LAW AND NOTARIES PUBLIC 47

The Bar 47

Counsellors at Law 48

Notaries Public 49

APPENDIX INSTITUTES AFFILIATED WITH THE MIN­ISTRY OF JUSTICE 51

Professor Jan Sehn Institute of Forensic Research 51

Institute of Justice 52

VOCABULARY OF SELECTED NAMES AND TERMS 54