The aim of this article was an indication the most important differences between final
administrative decision and valid administrative decision. The main basic for writing the article
was a jurisdiction of administrative courts, both the Voivodship Administrative Courts, as the
Supreme Administrative Court. Also served the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
In the article was discussed an essence of one of general principles of the administrative
proceedings, i.e. the principle of stability of administrative decisions. Subsequently, the terms “final
administrative decision” and “valid administrative decision” were defined and differences between
them were determined. In addition, in the article was presented the importance of administrative
decision in relation to two registers – the land and mortgage register and the land register.
The matter which was addressed in the article is a proclamation to the last amendment of the
Code of Administrative Procedure, which added a concept of valid decision. The showing differences
of final administrative decision and valid administrative decision is a special important knowledge
from the point of view of administrative proceedings’ party, but the distinction both aspects
of administrative decision raises a problem even for organs, which settle the matter.