EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders has confirmed that a bill amending Poland's law on its Supreme Court is a step towards the country receiving post-pandemic recovery funding, Poland's minister for EU affairs announced on Saturday.
EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders on Monday praised Poland for its "excellent" progress in protecting the rights of consumers.
The head of Poland's Supreme Court has rejected criticism of the Polish government's judicial overhaul contained in a European Commission report, claiming it is inaccurate.
Poland-visiting EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders told the Polish Senate (upper house) on Friday that Poland's EU-contested Constitutional Tribunal could be used to avoid rulings by the EU Court of Justice (CJEU).
EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders said on Thursday that Poland complying with rulings of the European Court of Justice (CJEU) is the only way out of conflict between Warsaw and Brussels.
Didier Reynders, the EU’s justice commissioner, has told two committees of Poland’s lower house of parliament that the government’s overhaul of the judicial system is a source of serious concern.
Zbigniew Ziobro, Poland's minister of justice, said after his meeting with the EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynder, that while some EU members are allowed to make changes in their judiciary others are not.
The European Commission has given Poland until August 16 to adhere to an EU court ruling on the Disciplinary Chamber of the country’s Supreme Court, or face a financial penalty.
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.
Adherence to rule of law in Poland remains a matter of concern, European Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders said on Tuesday.