Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wants to participate in the next session of the European Parliament. He submitted a motion to the President of the European Parliament on this matter. Morawiecki wants to “present Poland’s position during the planned parliamentary debate”.
According to information from RMF FM radio, next week the EP will hold a debate on the situation of Poland in the context of the recent ruling of the Constitutional Tribunal.
On Wednesday, on Twitter, government spokesman Piotr Mueller informed that Morawiecki had asked to be allowed to participate in this debate.
Constitutional Tribunal on European regulations
The full Constitutional Tribunal, chaired by President Julia Przyłębska, dealt on Thursday with the case initiated by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s request from the end of March, concerning the constitutionality of some of the provisions of the Treaty on European Union. In its judgment, the Constitutional Tribunal found that some of the EU regulations asked by the head of government are inconsistent with the constitution.
Following the announcement of the judgment, the European Commission announced that it would analyze it in detail and decide on further steps. She also announced that she would “not hesitate to use her powers under the Treaties to protect the uniform application and integrity of EU law”.
“The Commission upholds and confirms the fundamental principles of the EU legal order, namely that: EU law takes precedence over national law, including constitutional provisions; all judgments of the Court of Justice of the EU are binding on all authorities of the Member States, including national courts,” the EC communication.
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