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The European Commission responded to Poland regarding the suspension of the fine imposed by the CJEU

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The European Commission has responded to the request of the Polish government to suspend the calculation of financial penalties imposed for non-compliance with the interim measures on the rules disciplining judges.

Since November 3, 2021, Poland has been fined one million euros a day for failing to comply with the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union ordering the suspension of the application of the provisions relating to the powers of the then, challenged as an independent body of the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court, including in the matter of waiving the immunity of judges.

Szymon Szynkowski vel Sek, the Minister for European Affairs, announced at the beginning of November last year that the Polish government had submitted application for suspension of penalties for not implementing the decisions of the EU Court.

The European Commission responded to the Polish government’s request

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Thursday European Commission informed that after analyzing the application, due to non-compliance with the interim measures, the decision to charge penalties was upheld. “Poland was informed about this last week in the reply sent by Commissioner Didier Reynders,” it was reported.

“The Commission is therefore obliged to continue to call for payment of daily fines,” it added.

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