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 European Commission (EC), the EU's executive arm, will scrutinise Poland's new media legislation to determine if it complies with EU law, an EC vice-president has said.
The European Commission has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to fine Poland for failing to comply with the court's July 15 ruling calling for the suspension a disciplinary chamber for judges at the Polish Supreme Court.
Poland's plans to declare a state of emergency in areas close to the country’s Belarusian border show that the current migration crisis is very serious, Vera Jourova, European Commission vice-president, said on Tuesday.
The European Commission has given Poland until August 16 to adhere to an EU court ruling on the Disciplinary Chamber of the country’s Supreme Court, or face a financial penalty.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission (EC) vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed concerns about the planned changes to Poland's broadcasting concession rules.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed the Commission’s “concern” after Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s independent commissioner for human rights should leave his post.
Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourova has suggested that an effort is being made to limit freedom of the media in Poland.
The Polish foreign minister said that the political and legal activism of European Union bodies will extend their powers beyond the framework of primary EU law, and will damage the European integration process.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has told a German newspaper that she plans to use a new rule of law mechanism against Poland and Hungary next year.