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Encyclopedia > Supreme Court of Poland

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The Supreme Court of Poland supervises the adjudication in: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The current government structure consists of a council of ministers led by a Prime Minister, typically chosen from a majority coalition in the bicameral legislatures lower house. ... Following are the successive heads of state of Poland. ... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ... The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. ... This is a list of Prime Ministers of Poland. ... The Council of Ministers (cabinet), or Polish government, consists of ministers, heads of departments of ministerial rank, and heads of central institutions. ... Political parties in Poland lists political parties in Poland. ... League of Polish Families (Liga Polskich Rodzin) is a right-wing and populist opposition party in the Polish Parliament. ... Partia Centrum (Centre Party) is a centrist, moderately conservative political party in Poland. ... The Democratic Party () is a liberal party in Poland, founded in May 9, 2005 as an enlargement of the Freedom Union (Unia Wolności). ... Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) (PiS) is a Polish central-right political party, established in 2001, by the Kaczyński brothers: Lech, the former justice minister and the current mayor of the capital, Warsaw, and Jarosław, who is the President of the party. ... Citizens Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) is a Polish conservative-liberal political party, modelled after the two main American parties. ... The Polish Peasant Party (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe) is a political party in Poland. ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... Alliance of the Democratic Left (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic (Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Labor Union (Unia Pracy) is a Polish political party. ... Politics of Poland Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Poland ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 25 (1st round), and Sunday December 9, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 5 (1st round), and Sunday November 19, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday October 8. ... Presidential elections will be held in Poland during 2005, probably in September or October. ... Sejm election German Minority - 2 MPs Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 1997 elections | Elections in Poland ... Sejm election German Minority - 2 MPs Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 2001 elections | Elections in Poland ... A general election to the Sejm is not scheduled yet, but there are two options: in spring, probably June 19, 2005 (or other Sunday in June) as it was promised in electoral campaign by winning party SLD, now as the support for ruling party goes down they opt for the... Elections to the European Parliament were held in Poland on June 13, 2004. ... Poland became a full member of NATO in March 1999, and of the European Union in May 2004. ...

  • General courts - these are district, voivodeship, and appeal courts. They adjudicate in the areas of civil, criminal, family and labour law.
  • Military courts - that is circuit and garrison courts. They deal with matters relating to crimes committed by soldiers in active service, civilian employees in military units, and prisoners of war.
  • Administrative courts - a separate court system which deals with adjudication on the legal compliance of decisions taken by administrative bodies. It also settles cases between legal persons (corporations) or private citizens and administrative bodies.

The Supreme Court is the court of last resort of appeal against judgements in the lower courts. It also passes resolutions to clarify specific legal provisions and resolve disputable questions in specific cases.


The President of the Republic of Poland appoints Supreme Court judges. This is done upon a motion of the National Judicial Council. The President also selects the First President of the Supreme Court from candidates presented by the General Assembly of the Supreme Court of Justice. The First President of this Court holds office for a six-year term, though he or she may be dismissed by Sejm upon a motion by the President of the Republic of Poland. Following are the successive heads of state of Poland. ... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ...


External links

  • http://www.sn.pl/

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