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.
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.
Polish legislation enabling disciplinary proceedings to be taken against judges violates EU law, and the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) should rule accordingly, the court's Advocate General said on Thursday in an opinion on the awaited ruling.
A spokesman for the European Commission said on Wednesday that it will take swift and decisive action regarding the continued operation of the Polish Supreme Court's Disciplinary Chamber, which Brussels claims breaks 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.
The Polish tax on retail sales does not infringe EU laws regarding state aid, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Tuesday and dismissed an appeal by the European Commission in the case.
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.
The European Commission has launched the second stage of an infringement procedure against Poland over a new legal body set up to discipline judges that Brussels claims breaks EU law.
A Polish law introduced in order to exclude the possibility for legal review of the National Council of the Judiciary’s assessment of judicial candidates to the Supreme Court violates EU law, an EU court's advocate general has stated in his opinion.