The Czech Republic has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to impose a EUR 5 million fine on Poland for each day it does not comply with the court's order to close the disputed Turów open-cast lignite mine, the CJEU has said on Twitter.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said that if the Czech Republic accepts a new deal concerning a Polish lignite mine near the Czech border, a dispute that led the EU’s top court ordering the mine’s closure could be resolved amicably.
The Polish foreign minister has said that, despite the ongoing dispute regarding the Turow lignite mine in Poland, "Polish-Czech relations in other dimensions are very good."
Poland has requested the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to reject a Czech motion to halt mining at the Turów lignite mine.
The European Commission decided to bring a case against Poland to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in order to the protect the independence of the Polish judges.
A Polish judge who has been suspended by a contested disciplinary court, has filed complaints with all 46 regional courts in Poland to get his suspension, which he regards as illegal, lifted.
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.
A lack of effective control over decisions made by the judicial body that nominates Poland’s judges might have infringed European law, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said on Tuesday.