The Civil Procedure Code SK 3/17
Ref. No. SK 3/17
IN THE NAME OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
Warsaw, 11 July 2018
The Constitutional Tribunal, composed of:
Justyn Piskorski – Presiding Judge
Leon Kieres – Judge Rapporteur
Recording Clerk – Krzysztof Zalecki,
having considered, at a hearing on 11 July 2018 – in the presence of the complainant, the Sejm and the Public Prosecutor-General – a constitutional complaint lodged by Ms K. S. with the Tribunal to consider the conformity of:
Article 3986(2) and (3) in conjunction with Article 3984(1)(3) of the Act of 17 November 1964 – the Civil Procedure Code (Journal of Laws – Dz. U. No. 43, item 296, as amended) – insofar as it provides for the dismissal of a cassation appeal that does not meet requirements set out in Article 3984(1) of the Civil Procedure Code, without requesting an appellant to eliminate defects – to Article 45(1) in conjunction with Article 31(3) as well as Article 2 of the Constitution,
adjudicates as follows:
Article 3986(2) and (3) in conjunction with Article 3984(1)(3) in conjunction with Article 13(2) of the Act of 17 November 1964 – the Civil Procedure Code (Journal of Laws – Dz. U. of 2018 item 155, as amended) is consistent with Article 45(1) in conjunction with Article 2 and in conjunction with Article 31(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland.
The ruling was adopted by a majority vote.
Mariusz Muszyński (dissenting opinion)