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Law of Poland

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Poland

The Polish law, or legal system in Poland has been developing since the first centuries of Polish history, over 1,000 years ago. The public and private laws of Poland are codified.

The supreme law in Poland is the Constitution of Poland. Poland is a civil law legal jurisdiction and has a civil code, the Civil Code of Poland. The Polish parliament creates legislation (law) and is made up of the 'Senate' (upper house) and 'the Sejm' (lower house).

Legal areas

Polish public and private laws are divided into various areas, including, for example:

New Polish law is published in Dziennik Ustaw and Monitor Polski (see promulgation).

Law in Poland is administered by the judiciary of Poland and enforced by the law enforcement in Poland.

See also

External links

  • - Principles of Polish company law
  • - Principles of Polish contract law
  • - Principles of Polish insurance law
  • - Principles of Polish public procurement law
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