Poland’s justice minister has said that he hopes the country’s Constitutional Tribunal “will behave properly” and confirm that the Polish constitution takes primacy over EU law.
The Constitutional Tribunal on Wednesday adjourned until September 30 a case on whether the Polish constitution takes precedence over EU law.
Question marks about the primacy of EU law over the Polish constitution could be holding up Poland-EU talks on the adoption of Poland's post-pandemic National Reconstruction Plan, a senior EU figure has suggested.
A group of 92 active and retired Polish Supreme Court judges appealed on Wednesday for the immediate execution of two Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rulings on the Supreme Court's disciplinary chamber.
Poland's new disciplinary regime for judges is not compatible with EU law, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Thursday.
The Constitutional Tribunal adjourned in a case concerning the primacy of Poland's constitution over EU law after hearing sides to the dispute on Tuesday.
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.
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