Autori: Paweł DANILUK, Michał LECIAK

Publicat în: Journal Of Eastern European Criminal Law no. 2/2016

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Abstract: The article discusses the problems of the statute of limitation in the Polish criminal law. It is a traditional institution of the Polish criminal law which repeal the punishment or enforceability of adjudicated penalties in connection with the passage of time. This article shows, among others, essence, the legal nature and the reasons for limitation, its constitutional conditions and the current regulatory approach in the Polish law. It takes into account the case-law of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal and the Supreme Court. These bodies often spoke on the topic of limitation.

Keywords: Statute of limitation; excluding the punishment; repealing the enforceability of adjudicated penalties; polish criminal law.