Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has defended a new Supreme Court law scrapping a disputed disciplinary chamber for judges, a necessary step to receive EU post-pandemic recovery funds after a senior EU official questioned the validity of the amendment.
Poland's lower house of parliament has rejected most of the Senate-authored amendments to the law on the Supreme Court liquidating a judicial Disciplinary Chamber in line with a ruling by the European Court of Justice (CJEU).
The Sejm, the lower house of Poland's parliament, has amended a law concerning aid to Ukrainian refugees by introducing more flexible work regulations and offering Polish language courses to refugees.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) threw out on Wednesday complaints brought by Poland and Hungary concerning a mechanism linking EU funding to respect for the rule of law by a member state.
The Sejm, Poland's lower house of parliament, on Wednesday rejected a Senate resolution to throw out an amendment to the education law, and passed the bill.
The lower house of the Polish parliament has passed an amendment to the education law despite opposition fears that it will give regional education supervisors too much control.
The European Commission on Wednesday decided to trigger an EU law infringement procedure against Poland in connection with recent rulings by the Polish Constitutional Tribunal which questioned the primacy of EU over national law.
The government, on Monday, adopted a draft amendment to the act on the protection of the state border to help ensure the effectiveness of the Border Guard and, under conditions, allow journalists access to the Polish-Belarusian border area, the PM's Office said.
Poland's president has signed a legal amendment enabling migrants caught illegally crossing the EU external border to be sent back, as well as entitling authorities to not consider claims for international protection.
Businesses hit by the state of emergency covering areas adjacent to Poland's border with Belarus can get compensation under legislation passed by parliament on Friday.