Specificity of the Codification Commission in the process of unification of law in the Second Polish Republic

Irmina Mazurek


The Codification Commission was established by the enactment of legislation of the Second Polish Republic in 1919. It was a collegial body composed of experts, non-political, independent of the government and the Minister of Justice. The Codification Commission was established to prepare a uniform draft of the civil law and criminal law for all the lands belonging to the Polish state and other legislative proposals prepared in consultation and agreement with the Ministry of Justice or by a resolution of the Parliament. Specificity of the Codification Commission consisted in collecting and providing the best and most modern legislation, reflecting the legal status throughout the Second Polish Republic. In addition, it was manifested in the pursuit of brevity law by applying the rules for reference, avoiding casuistry. Creativity is also reflected in the use of appropriate, formal scientific language and appropriate reimbursement based on appropriate methodology.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/sil.2014.23.0.125
Data publikacji: 2015-05-05 12:45:08
Data złożenia artykułu: 2015-04-14 19:17:05


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