Law and language are mutually related and interconnected. The comprehensibility of legal texts is directly affected by the clarity of its individual provisions. The more clauses a sentence contains, the more difficult it is for the percipient to perceive its meaning. The complexity of sentences and their compound structure is typical of legal texts, compound sentences are, in fact, a quintessential feature of legal expression. The paper deals with the issue of syntactic complexity of the normative text concerning conjunctions. It focuses on the use of conjunctions and and or in the legal text on examples from the Labor Code and explains the interpretative risks caused by non-compliance with the functional limitations of these conjunctions.
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