Law of Poland

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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).

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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.

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This article incorporates information from the revision as of 16 February 2006 of the equivalent article on the Polish Wikipedia.

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