Some 9.1 million retirees will receive an additional, 14th monthly pension payment this year under a bill signed into law by President Andrzej Duda on Monday.
The leader of Women’s Strike, the organisation that has spearheaded mass abortion protests, has said that Poland faces a “nightmare moment” when a near-total ban on abortion “becomes a fact”.
The Polish president has signed into law the 2021 budget bill envisaging a PLN 82.3-billion (EUR 18.3 billion) deficit.
Poland's justice minister announced a legal initiative on Thursday aimed at enabling internet users to file complaints against the removal of online posts as well as the creation of a special court for freedom of speech.
Poland's opposition may vote against a new animal protection bill if it resembles an abandoned earlier act, a party leader said on Wednesday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Friday that he is strongly against an planned amendment to animal protection laws that bans fur breeding and exports of ritual slaughter meat.
The government is working on a new animal-protection bill to replace an earlier bill that caused divisions in the government and led to farmers protesting on the streets.
President Andrzej Duda has signed into law a bill amending the 2020 budget, his office announced on Friday.
Another farmers' protest against the amendment of the bill on animal protection started in Warsaw on Wednesday. The demonstrators demand further work on the bill to be halted.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) passed a bill on Tuesday on the ratification of the agreement between Poland and Great Britain on local elections, guaranteeing Polish and British citizens living in the other country the right to vote and stand in local elections.