21 listopada 2018

BBC: „Poland reverses law on removing judges following EU court ruling”


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„Poland’s governing party has moved to reinstate Supreme Court justices whom it had forced into early retirement.It follows last month’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ordered that Poland suspend the application of its new law.The government lowered the retirement age of judges earlier this year, forcing many to quit.” „Critics said […]


„Poland’s governing party has moved to reinstate Supreme Court justices whom it had forced into early retirement.It follows last month’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ordered that Poland suspend the application of its new law.The government lowered the retirement age of judges earlier this year, forcing many to quit.”

„Critics said the law helped give the Law and Justice Party political control of the Supreme Court.”

„But the government argued that the reforms – which triggered mass street protests – were needed to make the court more efficient and remove judges appointed during the communist era.”

„The Law and Justice Party (PiS) has already appointed the majority of judges to the Constitutional Tribunal, which has the power to veto legislation, and also controls the body that nominates all judges in Poland.”

Text comes from the official BBC site. 

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