Legislative conditions for reforming the gmina organization in the Halychyna in 20-30s of the XX century

The development of restored in 1918 Poland required new conceptual views and actions in the political and legal sphere. Consequently, interwar Poland (1918–1939) needed the unification of territorial administrative units and related authorities to one stable component. First of all, this unification was important for the gmina organization, which, in Poland before the 1930s, stood out with heterogeneity. The reform, performed in 1933, introduced the one single “collective” gmina (gmina zborowa) for all regions of the Second Polish Republic. This type of gmina didn’t exist in the Halychyna.

Territorial and administrative changes in lviv povit in 20th – the beginning of the 30th of the ХХ century: connecting country gminas to “The great Lviv” and opponents’ of project attitude to this

In the article one of the phases of territorial and administrative changes in Lviv povit in the interwar (1918–1939) period is analysed. The suburban villages (gminas) were planned to connect with Lviv because of the socially-economical, political and legal expedience. There were many discussions about the project of “The Great Lviv” creation between opponents and supporters of it. There are analyzed both sides arguments about economical, administrative and other aspects of the problem.