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Ministry of Justice
Al. Ujazdowskie 11
phone: (22) 52 12 888
Central Board of Prison Service
National Prosecution Service
Chief Military Prosecutor's Office
Prof. Dr. Jan Sehn Institute of Forensic Research in Cracow
The Institute of Justice
The National Training Centre for the Officials of the Common Courts of Law and the Public Prosecutor's Office
President of the Republic of Poland
The Chancellery of the Prime Minister
Europa Sejm of the Republic of Poland
The Senate of the Republic of Poland
Polish Constitutional Tribunal
Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland
Minister of Justice
Borys Budka was born on 11 March 1978 in Czeladź, Silesia.
He has graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Silesian University in Katowice. He has completed the initial training for legal counsels and in 2007 started to practice as one. In 2011 he obtained a PhD in Economics at the University of Economics in Katowice, in the field of economics with the focus on the employment policy (he presented a PhD thesis on “Employee qualifications in the relationship of employment”). Since graduation, he has been a lecturer at the Department of Law at the Finance and Insurance Faculty of the Academy of Economics (currently: the University of Economics in Katowice).
He was elected an MP to the seventh term of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland. In the framework of his parliamentary work he was: the vice-president of the legislative committee, a member of the extraordinary committee for codification amendments, the president of the standing sub-committee for civil law reform and a member of the extraordinary committee for examining the acts in the field of cooperative law. He represented the Polish Parliament before the Constitutional Tribunal in more than 60 cases.
He is married to Katarzyna and has a daughter, Lena.
Secretary of State
Jerzy Kozdroń was born on 23 October 1950 in Mragowo, Poland.
In 1974 he graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun.
From 1974 to 1976 he was a court trainee in the Voivodeship Court in Gdansk, and from 1976 until 1978 - an assessor at the Viovodeship Court in Elblag. From 1978 to 1981 he was a judge of the Regional Court in Kwidzyn. After obtaining authorisation to practice as legal counsel, he ran his own law firm.
In the years 2002 - 2005 he was Member of the Pomeranian Voivodeship Council. In 2011 he was elected Member of the Parliament (the Sejm) for the third time (the 7th term). In the current term of the Sejm, he is the Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee of Justice and Human Rights. Previously, he also was a member of the Parliamentary Legislative Committee.
He was appointed Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice in 2013.
He is married and has two adult daughters.
Undersecretary of State
dr hab. Monika Zbrojewska was born on 5 August 1972 in Lodz, Poland.
She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Lodz. In 2001 she obtained a doctorate of law, in the years 2002 -2005 she trained as a prosecutor. In the years 2003 - 2008 she acted as expert of various Parliamentary Investigative Committees. Between 2006-2014 she practiced as attorney.
In the years 2005-2008, she served as the disciplinary prosecutor for PhD students at the University of Lodz, and from 2008 to 2012 she was member of the Disciplinary Committee for Students at the same University.
In 2008 she was a member of the team under the chairmanship of Professor Dr. hab. Peter Kruszyński appointed to develop amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Member of the Scientific Council of the Bar Research Centre and the Secretary of the Bar Research Centre since 2011. She received a postdoctoral degree (Dr. habil.) in legal sciences in 2014. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminology of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Lodz. She received the award of the Rector of the University of Lodz in 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2014.
She is the author of over 100 publications in the field of criminal procedure, criminal tax law, petty offence code and petty offence procedure.
She was appointed Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Justice in 2014.
Undersecretary of State
Wojciech Węgrzyn (born 1959) – until 1st April 2012 president of the District Court in Krosno and judge of the I Civil Division (since 1991). Graduated in Law from Jagiellonian University in Cracow. He also completed postgraduate studies “Civil Law” at that University.
Between 2003 and 2009 he was the chief of the Commercial Division of the District Court in Krosno.
Married, father of a daughter.
Undersecretary of State
Wojciech Hajduk (born 26th December1966 in Ruda Śląska) graduated in Law and Administration from University of Silesia in Katowice. In 1994 he started working at the Regional Court in Gliwice as an associate judge. In 1996 he was appointed judge of that court and between 1st June 1998 and 15th May 2001 he held the post of Chief of I Civil Division. Since April 2001 he was delegated to the District Court in Gliwice. On the 18th December 2002 he was appointed judge of the District Court in Gliwice where he held the post of Chief of I Civil Division of the District Court.
In March 2007 he became the president of the District Court in Gliwice.
Between 12th March 2012 and 17th September 2012 he held the post of Director of the Department of Courts, Organisation and Judicial Analyses.
Married, father of two sons.
General Jacek Kitliński
Director General of Prison Service
Gen. Jacek Kitliński graduated from the Socio-Pedagogical Faculty of the Pedagogical College in Rzeszów (later: University of Rzeszów). He completed his postgraduate studies in the field of human resource management at the Faculty of Management and Command of the National Defense University and also at the University of Warsaw.
He passed the examination for candidates for members of supervisory boards of state-owned enterprises. He completed specialized courses in the field of psychological assistance at the Institute of the Psychology of Health and Sobriety in Warsaw, as well as in the field of human rights and freedoms that was organized by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights.
He started his work in the Prison Service in 1993 as junior social worker in Żytkowice Prison. In 1995 he was transferred to the prison in Rzeszów.
Since 2000, he served as inspector and senior inspector at the Penitentiary Office of the Central Board of Prison Service in Warsaw. He returned to Rzeszów in 2003 in order to take up the posts of: a penitentiary specialist at the Regional Inspectorate of the Prison Service and that of a spokesman for the Sub-Carpathian Prison Service.
He was appointed the Regional Director of the Prison Service in Rzeszów on 1 January 2007, Deputy Director General of the Prison Service on 25 March 2013 and Director General of the Prison Service on 30 January 2015.
Director General of the Ministry of Justice
Eliza Wojcik holds a Master’s degree in economics.
She began her work in public administration at the Ministry of Justice in 2001. Between 2002 - 2004 she was the Head of the Publishing House of the Ministry of Justice (a budgetary establishment).
In 2004 she was appointed by the Minister of Justice to the position of a chief financial officer of the Regional Court for Warsaw - Praga. In 2007 appointed Director of the Finance Office of the National Police Headquarters, where she was responsible for the police budget, the public procurement procedures and for the acquisition and settlement of funds from foreign sources. In the years 2007 - 2009 she was a member of the Budget Committee of EUROPOL, and during the Polish Presidency she served as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the EU CEPOL agency.
She is a mother of three children.