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  1. Poland - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Act of 9 June 2000 to amend the Constitutional Tribunal Act and an Act to amend the Act on common courts and certain other Acts.

    Adoption: 2000-06-09 | POL-2000-L-58939

    Amends articles 6, 39, 46 and 59 of the Constitutional Court act.

  2. Poland - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Tribunal Act, 1997. - English translation (as amended up to 2001)

    Adoption: 1997-08-01 | POL-1997-L-59894

    Regulates jurisdiction and organisation of the Constitutional Tribunal. Provides for proceedings before the Tribunal (including settling of disputes concerning powers, and examination of constitutionality of purposes and activities of political parties), principles and procedure of adjudication and enforcement of judicial decisions, and some related matters.

  3. Poland - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of Poland No. 483 of 2 April 1997. - Constitution (in Polish, English, French, German and Russian)

    Adoption: 1997-04-02 | Date of entry into force: 1997-10-17 | POL-1997-C-48187

    Establishes a new constitutional framework based on democracy, the rule of law and a social market economy (Chapt. 1) . Sets constitutional standards regarding human rights (Chapt. 2), and in particular, economic, social and cultural rights and freedoms. Inter alia, guarantees every person the right to freely choose and exercise a profession; forbids permanent employment of children under 16 and obliges public authorities to carry out policies aiming at full employment and counteracting unemployment (Art. 65). Guarantees every person the right to healthy and safe working conditions (Art. 66), the right to social security and welfare (Art. 67), to health care (Art. 68), and equal access to public health services (Art. 68). Guarantees special protection to disabled persons (Art. 69) and the right to education to every person (Art. 70). Devotes special attention to the rights of the child (Art.72). Also guarantees political rights and freedoms (Art. 57 to 63) such as the freedom of association within political parties and trade unions as well as other forms of social organisations, the right to strike, equal access to positions within public services, and electoral rights. Also sets a number of citizen's obligations towards the State such as the obligation to pay taxes (Art. 84). Regarding the sources of the law (Chapt. 3), states that ratified international agreements shall be directly applicable as part of the internal legal order; in some cases specified by law an international agreement can prevail over statutes (Art. 91). Under special conditions also provides for a limited transfer of sovereignty rights to international organisations (Art. 90).

  4. Poland - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Consititutional Act on mutual relations between the legislative and the executive power of the Republic of Poland, and the local self-government (text No. 426)

    Adoption: 1992-10-17 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-17 | POL-1992-C-33135

  5. Poland - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Act amending the Constitution of the Polish Peoples' Republic of Poland. (Texte No. 444).

    Adoption: 1989-12-29 | POL-1989-C-9327

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