European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday that an infringement procedure may be launched against Poland over a breach of the rule of law, or steps under Article 7 of the Treaty on the European Union.
A ruling by Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal that found some provisions of the EU treaty to be incompatible with Poland's constitution will become law after it was published in the country's Journal of Laws.
The European Union "will start collapsing" unless it challenges the Polish constitutional court ruling that national legislation has precedence over EU law, a senior official with the bloc has said, as cited by Reuters.
The head of Poland’s Supreme Court has said that EU regulations cannot undermine constitutional principles which have always been set in the Polish legal system.
Poland's recent Constitutional Tribunal ruling on the unconstitutionality of certain provisions of EU treaties may further strain the country's relations with the EU and could lead to delays in EU fund flows, which is a credit negative, Moody's wrote in a comment.
The possibility of Poland leaving the EU is a “myth” spread by the opposition, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Twitter on Sunday evening.
Poles are evenly divided over whether the recent ruling of the Constitutional Court might trigger Polexit, a new poll shows.
Poland's constitutional court ruling strains relationship with the European Union and is credit negative, rating agency Moody's said in its October 8 report.
On Friday evening, the foreign ministers of France and Germany, Jean-Yves Le Drian and Heiko Maas, issued a joint statement on the observance of EU law, in which they especially point to Poland.
Poland's Senate On Friday adopted a resolution on the continued presence of Poland in the European Union after the country's highest court ruling challenged the supremacy of EU law a day earlier.
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