Problemy systematyzacyjne związane ze zróżnicowaniem zachodzącym pomiędzy dekretem poszczególnym a reskryptem w Kodeksie Prawa Kanonicznego z 1983 r.

  • Ginter Dzierżon Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie
Słowa kluczowe: reskrypt, Kodeks Prawa Kanonicznego, dekret poszczególny


In the presented study, the author by analysing the content of the definition of legal decrees and rescripts codified in can. 48 and 59 §1 of the CIC, pointed out that these regulations do not contain any explicit components differentiating these categories of acts. In his opinion, the assumptions contained in the definitions do not fully fit many system solutions formulated in other code regulations.

The author of the article proved that the difference between the two categories of acts mentioned in the title becomes clear in their formal aspect because a decree in order to be valid should be issued in a written form. In the case of rescripts, however, the legislator departs from this requirement allowing oral legal effectiveness of this type of legislation. Nonetheless, according to the author, the difference between these two categories of acts is not substantial since, in this case, it only concerns the formal aspect of an act.

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