Odpowiedzialność lekarza za wykonywanie czynności zawodowych w stanie po użyciu alkoholu, środka odurzającego albo innej podobnie działającej substancji lub środka
Liability of a medical practitioner for conducting medical activities under the infl uence of alcohol, drugs or other similarly working intoxicants
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The article has the task of directing the doctors’ attention to the issues associated with the responsibility for the petty offence sanctioned in the art. 70 § 2 of Code of Petty Offences, consisting of performing professional activities by them while intoxicated. Due to changes in this aspect after passing the Criminal Procedure Code in 1997, the author of the article is analyzing the provisions sanctioning this act in the present, describes its traits, shows under which circumstances the medical practitioner can be brought to justice pursuant to this provision. The author in his digressions is also concentrating on crucial elements of the civil liability associated with committing this petty offence by the doctors.
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