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The functions and role of the prosecutor in the issuing of forensic-psychiatric opinions

JÓZEF GURGUL1
1. Prokurator w stanie spoczynku
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, suplement 4 (12), 25-32
Keywords: prosecutor, partnership, procedural management of forensic-psychiatric expertise

Abstract

This article discusses the prosecutor'scompetencies, obligations and potentials withrespect to the procedural management offorensic-psychiatric expertise in penal proceedings, particularlyat the preparatory stage. The importanceof prosecutor-forensic psychiatrist partnership andsubstantial evaluation of the expertise by the procedural organ are emphasised.

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Dr Józef Gurgul (adres redakcji)