Introduction to Polish Civil Procedure
|Kod przedmiotu:||2200-1CWPC94||Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||10.0 / (0421) Prawo|
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Introduction to Polish Civil Procedure|
|Jednostka:||Wydział Prawa i Administracji|
Wykłady specjalizacyjne i konwersatoria dla III roku studiów prawniczych
Wykłady specjalizacyjne i konwersatoria dla IV roku studiów prawniczych
Wykłady specjalizacyjne i konwersatoria dla V roku studiów prawniczych
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||
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the course presents a general overview of Polish civil procedural law. Students are supposed to get knowledge about basic legal notions and institutions regulated by the Code of Civil Procedure as the main source of Polish statue law. Some part of the course also refers to the organization and structure of the Polish judicial system (in general). The main issues regarded during this course are eg. fundamental principles of civil procedure, persons and organs participating in the proceedings, civil actions, means of evidence, judgments and appellate measures.
Course description: the course presents a general overview of Polish civil procedural law. Students are supposed to get knowledge about basic legal notions and institutions regulated by the Code of Civil Procedure as the main source of Polish statue law. Some part of the course also refers to the organization and structure of the Polish judicial system (in general). The main issues regarded during this course are eg. fundamental principles of civil procedure, persons and organs participating in the proceedings, civil actions, means of evidence, judgments and appellate measures.
1. INTRODUCTORY INFORMATION
-sources of Polish civil procedure - Code of Civil Procedure of 1964
-historical background of Polish Civil Procedure
-constitutional aspects of Civil Procedure
-modes of proceedings in civil cases
2. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
-principle of substantive truth;
-principle of the parties’ autonomy
-principle of adversarial proceedings
-principle of the equality of parties
-principle of directness and orally conducted proceedings;
3. COURT AS AN ORGAN PARTICIPATING IN THE CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
-courts of general jurisdiction and the Supreme Court;
-competence of the court (ratione materiae competence, territorial competence);
-composition of the court and court clerks;
4. PARTIES, PARTICIPANTS AND REPRESENTATIVES TO THE PROCEEDINGS
- parties to the proceedings and their qualifications (capacities)
- third party (intervener)
- public prosecutor
- joint participation
- power of attorney ad litem
5. CIVIL ACTION
- types of civil actions
- filing of a claim (statement of claim)
- hearing of the case (selected issues)
6. EVIDENTIAL PROCEEDINGS
-the object of proof
-evidentiary measures (documents, witnesses, expert opinions, visual inspections, hearing of the parties)
-evaluation of evidence
7. APPELLATE MEASURES
-ordinary and extraordinary appellate measures
-ordinary appeal and interlocutory appeal
-reopening of proceedings
8. ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS
-enforcement bodies and enforcement order
-parties to execution proceedings
-types and methods of execution
9. INTERNATIONAL CIVIL PROCEDURE
- the scope of regulation;
- international jurisdiction of Polish courts
- recognition and enforceability of foreign judgments
- F. Zedler, Civil Procedure, Chapter 18 [in:] Handbook of Polish Law, ed. W. Dajczak, A. J. Szwarc, P. Wiliński, Park 2011, p. 608-660.
- T. Ereciński, Civil Procedure, Chapter 4, [in:] Introduction to Polish Law, ed. S. Frankowski, WoltersKluwer Warszawa 2005, p. 117-151.
- M. Muliński, Civil Procedure, [in:] A. Wyrozumska (ed.), Introduction to Polish law, Łódź 2005, p. 217-237.
- M. Muliński, The Court System, [in:] A. Wyrozumska (ed.), Introduction to Polish law, Łódź 2005, p. 55-69.
2. Articles and studies
-Ereciński T., When must national judges raise European law issues on their own motion?, ERA Forum (2011), No 4, p. 525-529.
-Ereciński T., Grzegorczyk P., Effective protection of diverse interest in civil proceedings on the example of Polish act on group action, [in:] Recent trends in Economy and Efficiency of Civil Procedure, Vilnius 2013, p. 23-50.
-Ereciński T., Recent Developments in Civil Procedure in Poland, [in:] The Recent Tendencies of Development in Civil Procedure Law - Between East and West, Vilnius 2007, p. 111-112.
-Flaga-Gieruszyńska K., Elements of Written Presentation in Polish Civil Trials as the Factor Streamlining Proceedings, [in:] Oralidad y escritura en un proceso civil eficiente, eds. Federico Carpi, Manuel Ortells, Valencia 2008, p.
-Jakubecki A., Cost and Fee Allocation in Civil Procedure, [in:] Rapports polonais XVIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law, Łódź 2010, s. 69-75;
-Jankowski J., Cieślak S., Group Action in Poland, [in:] Rapports polonais XVIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law, Łódź 2010, s. 77-86.
-Kulski R., Some Remarks on the Course of Polish Electronic Proceedings by Writ of Payment, [in:] Electronic Justice – Present and Future, ed. M. Kengyel, Pecs 2010, p. 17-24.
-Popiołek, Zacharasiewicz, Poland - Application of Foreign Law by Judicial Authorities, [in:] Application of Foreign Law, eds. Carlos Esplugues, José-Luis Iglesias, Guillermo Palao, Sellier 2011, p. 275-290
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
Exam: Each student is obliged to prepare a paper (max. 7 pages, Times New Roman 12 pts, space 1,5) concerning an institution of Polish civil procedure comparing with similar institution existing in his own legal system (ERASMUS students). In the case of Polish students, the topic of the paper should concern a detailed issue of Polish civil procedure. Getting a pass requires a short (max. 15-20 minutes) presentation based on this paper and discussion with the group during classes. The topic of the paper is chosen from prepared list or proposed by student but must be accepted by the lecturer.
Attendance is mandatory. You have a right to 3 absences during the semester but the attendance list is not verified every week.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.