The Polish prime minister has stated that the Polish constitution has primacy over European law and that the proposals made by the European Commission do not correspond to the real state of affairs.
The European Commission has given Poland a month to respond to its request for the withdrawal of a prime minister's motion asking the Constitutional Tribunal to investigate whether the Polish constitution has primacy over EU law.
The Polish government spokesman has stated that the decision to start preparations for a postal presidential election last year were compatible with the law.
Poland’s justice minister maintains that the Polish constitution has primacy over EU law despite a ruling by the EU’s top court which said that national courts may not apply local regulations that are in conflict with EU law.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has asked the country's Constitutional Tribunal to decide whether the Polish constitution has primacy over EU law.
A referendum on the right to abortion would not have any legal implications, a spokesman for the Polish government said on Tuesday.
The Polish People's Party (PSL) has motioned for adding an entry to the country's constitution on Poland's membership of the European Union.
A presidential bill amending the Constitution to forbid persons in same-sex unions to adopt children has reached the Sejm (lower house), the house informed on Monday. Duda announced the bill on Saturday, signed it on Monday morning and sent it to the Sejm on the same day.
Polish Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek said on Tuesday that the Constitution allows the presidential election to be held on Saturday, May 23. This is the latest possible date of this election envisaged by the Constitution, she added.
Numerous world leaders including US President Donald Trump, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Hungarian President Janos Ader on Sunday congratulated Polish head of state Andrzej Duda on the 229th anniversary of Poland 1791 May 3rd Constitution.