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This article is a review of the Supreme Court’s case law regarding the nature of the commitment from a bill of exchange. The statutory regulation of this institution is not exhaustive, and thus it requires clarification by doctrine and judicature. The publication indicates typical features of the avalist’s commitment: abstractionism, solidarity, irrevocability, formal accessibility, independence and unconditionality, and they are characterized briefly in relation to the thesis and justifications of the Supreme Court. Furthermore, the author expresses her opinion about certain theses of the Supreme Court: she approves some of them and criticizes others.