The European Commission has said that two summons to pay fines imposed on the Turow lignite mine had been sent to Poland and that no money had yet been received by the EC.
The German-owned supermarket chain Kaufland has been fined almost PLN 140 million (EUR 30.5 million) by Poland’s anti-monopoly office, UOKiK, for exploiting its suppliers and mislabelling vegetables.
The Prosecutor General has asked Poland's top court to check whether legal provisions under which the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed penalties on Poland are compatible with the Polish Constitution.
Poles face paying more for driving offences after the lower house of parliament, the Sejm, passed a bill hiking the penalties that had remained unchanged for years despite rising wages.
Poland cannot and should not pay a single zloty in fines both in the Turow case and the case concerning changes to the judiciary, the minister of justice said on Thursday.
Poland will scrap in its current form a disciplinary panel for judges that lies at the centre of a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw, Poland’s minister for European affairs said on Thursday.
The deputy speaker of the Polish parliament has said there is no need to panic after the European Court of Justice (CJEU) imposed EUR 1 million daily fine on Poland for not suspending the Disciplinary Chamber of the country's Supreme Court.
The EU's top court has imposed a EUR 1 million daily fine on Poland for its failure to comply with the court's ruling to suspend a contested disciplinary panel for judges at the Supreme Court.
The European Commission (EC) has written to Poland requesting urgent evidence that the Turów open-cast lignite mine near the Czech border has been shut down in line with an order by the European Court of Justice (CJEU), an EC spokesman said on Tuesday.
Negotiations between Poland and the Czech Republic over the continued operations of a lignite mine have broken off, according to the Polish Climate Ministry.
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