Poland's European affairs minister said on Wednesday he expected the Sejm, Poland's lower house of parliament, to reject amendments introduced by the upper house, the Senate, to a bill on the Supreme Court.
Poland's EU minister has warned senators that they risk torpedoing Poland's chances of accessing an EU post-pandemic fund if they submit amendments to a new law on the Polish Supreme Court designed to unblock the funding,
Possible amendments to a Supreme Court bill introduced by the Polish Senate could jeopardise a compromise reached with the European Commission (EC), Poland's European minister has said.
Berlin has responded to Poland's diplomatic note on war reparations by reiterating that the matter is closed, the Polish foreign ministry has said.
Poland could receive the first payments from the EU's multi-billion pandemic fund in late spring, provided that required laws are passed, the Polish EU minister has said.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said that he expects consultations on the amended Supreme Court bill to be held later today.
The United Right plans to hold consultations on the amended Supreme Court bill within the ruling camp and with the president in the coming weeks, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
The EC commissioners are said to have approved draft legislative changes in Poland’s judicial system currently regarded by Brussels as a threat to the rule of law, EU sources have told PAP.
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Poland will submit its first request for access to its frozen EU post-pandemic funding when the European Commission (EC) is ready to handle the application, the Polish European affairs minister said after talks in Brussels.