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Public Administration Entities vs. Specific (Untypical) Entities´in Polish Administrative Law System


The political changes in Poland that took place at the end of the 20th century contributed to the establishment of new organizational forms of public administration entities. Their objective was to adapt administration, its operations, and its organizational forms to perform new public tasks in the area of economy. The entities operating within those new organizational forms were in conflict with the traditional notion of public administration entity. The main objective of this article is the analysis of legal status of each specific entities of public administration and to draw attention to their eclectic legal character.