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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • I declare that the submitted text is no plagiarism, i.e. it is a work which in no way constitutes an infringement on any existing licence or copyright within the meaning of the Act of 4 February 1994 on Copyright and Related Rights (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2021, item 1062 as amended) applicable to the whole or part of the work. It does not infringe on personal rights protected by the provisions of the applicable law and does not contain data and information which could have been obtained in an unauthorised manner.
  • I declare that the submitted text is my work and my rights to it are not restricted.
  • I declare that the submitted text has not yet been published and has not been submitted for review in another scholarly journal.
  • I declare that the text has been prepared in accordance with guidelines for authors published on „Teka Komisji Prawniczej PAN Oddział w Lublinie” website under the link indicated, and that I am aware that failure to comply with these guidelines may result in the Editorial Board rejecting the text for formal reasons (internal review).
  • I declare that in my work I have identified all the people who contributed to its creation and that there are no people among its authors who have not contributed significantly to its creation. Thus, I exclude ghost authorship, guest authorship and gift authorship in my texts. I am also aware of the legal and scholarly consequences resulting from the certification of untruth.
  • I declare that I transfer to the Publisher (Association of Alumni and Friends of the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lublin) the economic copyright to the work I submit in this form. The transfer of copyright to the submitted work takes place in all fields of exploitation, in particular those listed in Article 50 of the Act on Copyright and Related Rights: 1) within the scope of recording and multiplication of a work – production of copies of the work by a specific technique, including printing, reprography, magnetic recording and digital technique. 2) with regard to circulation of the original or copies on which the work has been recorded – marketing, lending or rental of the original or copies. 3) with regard to the distribution of the work in a manner other than that specified in point 2 – public performance, exhibition, display, reproduction, broadcasting and rebroadcasting, as well as making the work available to the public so that everyone can have access to it at a place and time chosen by them. The use of the work by the Publisher in the above-mentioned fields of exploitation is not limited in terms of time, quantity or territory.
  • I declare that I have disclosed all relevant sources of financing for the submitted text.

Author Guidelines

Authors studying the fields of administration, law, canon law, and State-Church relations are invited to submit their papers to „Teka Komisji Prawniczej PAN Oddział w Lublinie” in line with the aim and thematic scope of the journal (see thematic scope of the journal).

The paper should be original, i.e. not published before, either as a whole or in parts. The paper may not be submitted for publication in another journal or magazine at the same time.

From 2021 the journal publishes texts only in English written by both Polish and foreign authors.

Copyright Notice: Creative Commons CC-BY.

  • Deadline for submission of articles to issue 1: 31st March
    Deadline to publish the issue 1: 30th June
  • Deadline for submission of articles to issue 2: 30th September
    Deadline to publish the issue 2: 31st December

The order of submissions decides.

The text should be saved in a format readable by popular text editors: MS Word (all versions), Open Office (all versions). The formatting should be kept to a minimum: paragraph indents, alignment, italics. A copy of submitted materials should be kept on an electronic storage medium until the actual publication.

The Editorial Board reserve the right not to admit the submitted paper to the review procedure (see review process) or printing due to the Author’s failure to comply with the subject-matter and formal requirements.

The fee for the publication (only for Polish Authors) of the text is 1000 PLN. The publication fee should be paid to the Publisher’s bank account: Stowarzyszenie Absolwentów i Przyjaciół Wydziału Prawa Katolickiego Uniwersytetu Lubelskiego,  PKO BP 37 1020 3150 0000 3502 0040 2404.

Authors are solely liable for data and information contained in the submitted paper.

The text should not exceed one publisher’s sheet (i.e. 40,000 characters, i.e. a maximum of 15 pages of standard text; font: Times New Roman; main body of the text: 12; interline spacing: 1.5 lines; footnotes: 10; interline spacing: 1 line).

The text (with a separate introduction, individual thematic headers and conclusion) should go with an abstract (up to 2000 characters with spaces) in English, 4-5 keywords in English (but not repeating the title of the article verbatim).

Articles need to be approved/verified by a native speaker or translator.

Along with the paper, Authors also submit, in a separate document, the following information: name and surname; ORCID number; academic degree and title; affiliation; workplace with address; e-mail; mailing address and telephone number (for the exclusive use by the Editorial Board).

Bibliography – formatted in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style – to be placed after the text in the alphabetical order. It should not include the sources of law and case-law; for the literary sources used, please, provide a full description of the publication while a short reference should be made in the main body of the text in square brackets. The sources of law and case-law (if any) should be referenced only in footnotes.

 → see References and bibliography guidelines

Failure by Authors to submit the author’s proof within a prescribed deadline (7 days) will be regarded as consent to publish the paper in its existing form.

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