"Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii", 2000, suppl. 2, s. 219-222
The author presents the principles underlying forensic psychiatric and psychologicalexpertise: the basic rule (to serve the court weIl) and the most important organisational principles - obligatoriness, insubstitutiveness (in abstracto), substitution (in concreto), autonomy and competence. Each of these principIes has its counterpart
in the principles binding the court organs.