Draft Law on Civil Protection and the State of Natural Disasters as a Prolegomenon to a New View on Crisis Management
Purpose: The article presents results of research investigating the issue of proposed changes and their influence on the functioning of the state’s organs and organizations dealing with crisis management in the light of government bill on civil protection and the state of natural disasters. Design/Methodology/Approach: Normative material analysis and applied dogma with the approach taking advantage of legal techniques used with a regard to interpretation and analysis of law has been applied in this research. Findings: In the course of research, it has been proved that published draft law includes a lot of significant legal concerns. Practical implications: It has been indicated that the draft law on civil protection and the state of natural disasters does not meet basic legislative standards, and some of the proposed solutions are not compatible with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland. All these issues prove the necessity to implement some supplementary and remedial actions. Originality/value: Research actions allowed to indicate the aspects in the draft law on civil protection and the state of natural disasters, which need to be changed.