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The social market economy enshrined in the Constitution has envisaged an active role for administrative authorities in the field of the economy. Legal regulations in this field should promote both freedom of economic activity and implementation of important public interest. Nevertheless, conflicts in economic relations between entrepreneurs and authorities of economic administration are unavoidable. These conflicts should be settled by the competent domestic, European Union, and international courts. Relevant judgements discussed in this text confirm that administrative courts in Poland protect freedom of economic activity and property rights of entrepreneurs.