The Polish justice minister has sharply criticised the upper house of parliament's rejection of an amendment to the Penal Code envisaging harsher penalties for the most serious crimes.
The lower house of the Polish parliament has passed an amendment to the education law despite opposition fears that it will give regional education supervisors too much control.
Just over 50 percent of Poles believe the Polish president should veto an amendment to a new media law that critics say targets the leading television group TVN, according to a new survey.
Poland's Sejm (lower house) on Wednesday passed amendments to Poland's border laws in response to the on-going migrant crisis on its border with Belarus.
Poland's president has signed a legal amendment enabling migrants caught illegally crossing the EU external border to be sent back, as well as entitling authorities to not consider claims for international protection.
The Sejm (lower house) on Friday passed amendments to this year's budget, raising revenues by PLN 78 billion (EUR 17 billion) to PLN 483 billion (EUR 105 billion) and expenditures by PLN 37 billion (EUR 8.1 billion) to PLN 523.4 billion (EUR 114 billion).
Poland's prime minister has defended a legislative amendment affecting property restitution claims that has prompted a furious diplomatic response from Israel, arguing that the majority of parliamentarians support the move.
Israel's foreign affairs minister, Yair Lapid, has renewed his government’s attack on a new property restitution law in Poland, saying that Jews today will not turn a blind eye to the “shameful conduct” of the Polish government.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett reacted to the signing into law of a amendments affecting restitution claims on Saturday, describing the move as "a shameful decision and disgraceful contempt for the memory of the Holocaust."
Poland's President Andrzej Duda told PAP on Saturday that he signed into law a set of amendments to administrative laws. The key change says that after 30 years of an administrative decision - applying among others to properties - it will be impossible to contest it.