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European Arrest Warranty
Comparative legilinguustics
legal linguistics

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BIERNACKA-LINCZAR, K. (2010). EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT IN POLAND AND ITALY. Comparative Legilinguistics, 3, 11–22.


The European Arrest Warrant (EAW, or more rarely, EUAW) was introduced in Poland n 2004, at the moment of our country accession to the European Union. Simplification and rationalization of the system of persons transfer throughout the states of the European Union, thanks the elimination of complex extradition procedures, were the basic tasks of EAW. The aim of the paper is to show differences at Polish terminology concerning the list of 32 crimes covered by EAW, to present the list of 32 crime categories covered by EAW for the languages pair: Polish and Italian, and to present terminological problems in case of EAW translation. Frequency of EAW application by Polish courts between the years 2006–2008, as well as problems connected with incorporation of laws of Framework decision from 2002 concerning EAW in Italy were also presented in the paper.
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