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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
Marek Biernacki (born 28 April 1959 in Sopot) – graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. Between 1989 and 1997 he was an academic at the History of the State and Law of Poland Department at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk.
Between 1997 and 2001 he was a member of the Sejm of the 3rd term and the head of the Special Security Services Commission. He was a co-author of the law creating the Institute of National Remembrance.
Between 1999 and 2001 he was the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration. During his term he created the Central Investigation Agency.
In 2005 he became a Member of the Sejm of the 5th term and a member of the Special Security Services Commission – he was its head in accordance with rotation. In 2007 he was chosen for the Sejm a third time.
On 20 February 2009 he was nominated the head of the investigative commission created to clarify the circumstances of the abduction and killing of Krzysztof Olewnik. After the elections held in 2011 he became a Member of the Sejm of the 7th term.
Undersecretary of State
Doctor habilitatus Michał Królikowski (born 8th December 1977) – since 2006 the Director of the Bureau of Research at the Chancellery of the Sejm responsible for scientific counselling during the legislative process and the Sejm’s decision-making. Member of the Criminal Law Codification Commission affiliated with the Minister of Justice.
Lecturer at the Department of Comparative Criminal Law at Warsaw University, visiting fellow at the Cardiff Law School and at law faculties at Stirling University (Scotland) and Salzburg University (Austria).
He is an editor and co-author of a large commentary to the Criminal Code. He also published several books and several dozen scientific papers, including: Justice of punishment in a liberal societies (2005), Principles of international criminal law (in cooperation with Professor Paweł Wiliński and Jacek Izydorczyk LL.D, 2008), The principles of responsibility of a person for international crimes (2011), European criminal law (2012, co-editor with A. Grzelak and A. Sakowicz). He is also an author of numerous popular and popular scientific articles in Więzi and Tygodnik Powszechny.
In his scientific and research work he studies criminal responsibility theory, European and international criminal law and the relations between ethics and philosophical theories and the shape of criminal responsibility.
In his private life, he is a husband and father of three children.
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 Włodarski
Director General of Prison Service
Gen. Jacek Włodarski – magister inżynier (master engineer), graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. He has served in the Prison Service since 20th May 1981 in turn as: instructor, junior inspector, inspector of the economic division of the District Prison Management. On the 16th September 1985 he was transferred to the Central Prison Management and appointed an inspector of the Quartermaster Division of the Central Prison Management. On the 31st March 1991 he was appointed deputy head of the Quartermaster Division of the Central Prison Management. On the 1st April 1991 he took the post of Director of the Quartermaster and Financial Bureau of the Central Prison Management.
On the 1st July 1995 he was appointed the Director of the Prison Service Retirement Bureau.
On the 20th November 2009, at the request of Director-General of the Prison Service, he was appointed Deputy Director-General of the Prison Service.
Since 2nd October 2010, at the request of the Minister of Justice, he holds the post of Director-General of the Prison Service.
Director General of the Ministry of Justice