Poland's Interior Ministry seeks to streamline anti-terrorism measures

The Ministry of Interior and Administration has prepared a draft law aimed at improving the country's anti-terrorism measures and plugging loopholes in the current system, following a review by an inter-ministry team.

In general, the ministry wants to strengthen the protection of facilities that are important for the country's interests and increase the powers of the Border Guard at airports.

The protection of critical infrastructure would be ensured by both armed services and technical measures, and not just one of the two solutions, as is the case today.

The ministry wants to expand the list of critical infrastructure by adding plants that produce, repair or store weapons and ammunition for civilian use as well as cash distribution centres.

The draft law is now at the consultation stage.