The Senate, the upper house of the Polish parliament, on Tuesday evening passed a new law regulating the work of Poland's Supreme Court with 14 amendments.
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An application for post-pandemic recovery funding will be submitted to the European Commission (EC) before the Polish president signs a key act into law, the prime minister has said.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has said no changes are needed to the new legislation amending the law on the Supreme Court as it includes a compromise worked out in Brussels to open up Poland's access to EU post-pandemic funding.
The Sejm, lower house of the Polish parliament, on Friday successfully passed a Supreme Court reform that was needed to unlock billions of euros in the EU's post-pandemic recovery funds for Poland.
Poland's lower house of parliament, the Sejm, started work on Wednesday on a government bill amending the law on the Supreme Court, tabled in a bid to satisfy European Commission (EC) requirements to unlock post-pandemic recovery funding.
Polish GDP could grow by 0.6 percent this year, if Poland receives the EUR 35 billion in EU funding it is currently locked out of, the finance minister has said.