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.
Polish President Andrzej Duda, in his official address marking the 229th anniversary of the passage of Poland's historic 1791 May 3rd Constitution, the first document of its kind in Europe, said Poland needed constitutional safeguards during the coronavirus pandemic.
Poland's Senate (upper house) on Wednesday rejected a motion by President Andrzej Duda to hold a national referendum on the future Constitution.
At a sitting of the National Development Council on June 12, Polish President Andrzej Duda will make public for final consultation the proposed questions for a referendum on changes to the constitution, presidential aide Paweł Mucha announced on Wednesday.
Poland needs a constitution that would be suitable for 21st century realities, President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday in an inaugural speech at a Warsaw congress that sums up the regional constitutional debates held so far under the president's auspices.