The spokesman for Poland's government has disagreed with a critical opinion voiced by a Supreme Court official concerning an amendment to the law on the Supreme Court.
Poland's education minister has said new legislation amending the law on the Supreme Court is incompatible with the Polish constitution but necessary in order to secure EU post-pandemic funding.
The governing party Law and Justice (PiS) is hoping the opposition backs a bill amending the law on the Supreme Court that could unlock Poland's access to billions of euros in EU funding frozen for months due to rule-of-law concerns, the party's spokesperson has said.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has refused to sign an amendment to an education law that has run into opposition from NGOs.
New laws regulating the accommodation of Ukrainian refugees in public-funded quarters will be introduced as an amendment to refugee laws currently processed in the Sejm (lower house of Poland’s parliament).
Drunk drivers face longer prison terms and the confiscation of their vehicles under legislation signed into law by the president on Friday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into law a bill extending the term of office of local governments by several months to avoid an election clash next autumn.
The Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament, on Thursday passed an act capping electricity prices for households, local governments and the SME segment.
A Swedish right-wing MP has suggested that Sweden should return to Poland a precious document dated 1505 which was looted by the Swedes during the Deluge (1655-1660).
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.