publication . Article . Other literature type . Journal . 2018

The Polish Law of State of Emergency in the II Republic of Poland (1918-1939)

Kwiecień, Marcin;
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  • Published: 28 Nov 2018 Journal: Beiträge zur Rechtsgeschichte Österreichs, volume 1, pages 419-427 (issn: 2221-8890, eissn: 2224-4905, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
The following article presents laws and regulations concerning states of emergency, martial law and states of siege included in the Constitution as well as in other legal acts of the period of 1918–1939. The article also describes institutions and entities authorized to declare a state of emergency, and explains the historical and political contexts and their legal foundations. The author’s intention was to prove a continuity of law in independent Poland, derived from the constitutional systems of others states (France, Prussia, the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, Russia). Solutions in Polish law concerning states of exceptional threat to the state, both in the perio...
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free text keywords: IInd Republic of Poland (1918–1939)–civil crisis–civil rights–constitutional history–constitutional law–martial law–modification of citizens’ freedoms–state of emergency–state of siege–wartime,Jurisprudence, historia ustroju, II Rzeczpospolita, stany nadzwyczajne, prawa obywatelskie, II Republic of Poland, state of emergency, constitutional history, civil rights
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