Dr Paweł Jabłoński, prof. UWr dr hab. Przemysław Kaczmarek
University of Wrocław
English abstract: The aim of this paper is to show the derivative concept of legal interpretation from the point of view of the structure of limits of the juridical power. This structure includes the politico-legal culture, the legal text, the juridical culture, and personal factors, such as ethical and aesthetic judgements.
These days, the derivative concept is the most influential Polish theory of legal interpretation. According to this concept the process of interpreting the law is a kind of a game between the legal text and extratextual factors, which are treated as extratextual limits of juridical power. On the one hand, the legal text does not determine the full meaning of the law, although it has great importance for it. On the other hand, the derivative concept precisely identifies certain others factors that are relevant for the content of law.
Keywords: derivative concept of legal interpretation, limits of juristic power, legal text
Language: Original printed in Polish, English translation available below
Published: Number 2(23)/2020, pp. 49-65.
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