The position of the President of the Republic within the Polish constitutional system


The aim of the thesis is to analyse the status of the President of the Republic in Polish Constitutional System. The reason for this research is that although this subject has already been described by political scientists, it has not been fully explored in the field of Theory of Constitutional Law. The institution of the President of the Republic was re-established in 1989 in the course of systemic reforms, therefore the first part of this study describes historical background of this institution. The following parts outline the mode of election, constitutional features of office and constitutional liability of the President of the Republic. The President of the Republic is elected directly by the people and according to the Constitution he is the executive authority and performs three basic functions: 1) representation of the Republic of Poland in both international and home relations and guaranteeing the continuity of state authority (traditional function of Head of State), 2) supervision of the observance of the constitution, 3) protection of the sovereignty and security of the state as well as inviolability and integrity of its territory. This study also focusses on the competences of the President of the Republic in relations with legislative and judicial powers and with the second executive body -..

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