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.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed the Commission’s “concern” after Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s independent commissioner for human rights should leave his post.
A law stating that the outgoing human rights commissioner may perform his duties until a replacement is chosen is inconsistent with the Constitution, Poland's top court ruled on Thursday.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has asked the country's Constitutional Tribunal to decide whether the Polish constitution has primacy over EU law.
The Polish prime minister will submit a request to the country’s Constitutional Tribunal for it to issue an opinion on a ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union that said the process of appointing judges in Poland may break EU law.
Demonstrators forced their way onto the grounds of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal on Thursday night during protests against the introduction of a near complete ban on abortion in the country.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Poland on Wednesday night after Poland's top court presented a written rationale behind its 2020 judgment banning terminations of pregnancies with foetal defects.
Civic Coalition politicians used strong words in criticising plans to publish the Constitutional Tribunal's rationale behind its October 22, 2020 ruling which almost completely bans abortion in Poland.
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal on Wednesday presented a written rationale behind its October 22, 2020, judgment on the protection of life.
The president of Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has defended its controversial abortion ruling, which has resulted in weeks of street protests, arguing that it was based on law, not politics.