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Responsibility of officials fulfilling functions and holding positions in governmental administration

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officials fulfilling functions   governmental administration   responsibility   supreme organs of governmental administration   constitutional responsibility


The responsibility in question differs, according to the nature of a fulfilled function and held position. The broadest scope of responsibility is incurred by officials fulfilling functions of supreme organs of governmental administration Prime Minister and members of the Council of Ministers. It is a constitutional responsibility of penal-legal nature before the Tribunal of State and a political responsibility before the Parliament. Officials fulfilling functions of central organs of governmental administration and holding other high positions secretary and under-secretary of state, secretary to the Council of Ministers, Chief of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, incur mainly political responsibility before their superiors and penal-legal liability before ordinary courts of law, e.g. for the breach of anti-corruption regulations, abuse of power and official misconduct.

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Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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ISSN 0239-6661   ISSN 0137-1134


pol   eng


Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3661. Przegląd Prawa i Administracji 2015, 100, cz. 1, s. 115-126

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