PrF:MVV247K Law in Poland and EU - Course Information

MVV247K Methods of Interpretation of Law in Poland and European Union

Faculty of Law
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Dr hab. Joanna Helios (lecturer), doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D. (deputy)
Dr hab. Wioletta Jedlecka (lecturer), doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Mgr. Věra Redrupová, B.A.
Supplier department: Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV247K/01: Tue 17. 4. 9:35–11:05 025, 11:10–12:40 025, Wed 18. 4. 8:00–9:30 025, Thu 19. 4. 9:35–11:05 025, 11:10–12:40 025
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 26/30, only registered: 0/30
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able:
to understand and explain theories and methods of interpretation of law,
to understand differences between polish and european legal system,
to understand the principles and rules of interpretation of legal provisions,
to analyze phases of the process of interpreting legal provisions, to explain application of teleological interpretation by the European Court of Justice,
to understand the role of judicial precedent.
  • 1. The concept of legal interpretation
  • 2. Formal interpretation
  • 3. Types of interpretation of law (authentic, legal, operational, doctrinal and unofficial interpretation)
  • 4. Phases of the process of interpreting legal provisions
  • 5. Methods of interpretation of law (linguistic, systematic and functional)
  • 6. „Unclear linguistic terms”
  • 7. Interpretation of European Union law
  • 8. A prejudicial decision
  • 9. The meaning of judicial precedent
  • 10. Interpretaion of Polish law
  • See Teacher’s Information for full details.
Teaching methods
Lessons with discussion.
Assessment methods
Activity on lessons.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught only once.

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