EC receives Poland’s report, govt awaits response

The Luxembourg headquarters of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The European Commission has received Poland's response regarding the October ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which ordered a reversal of Poland's contested judicial reforms.

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"We received information from the Polish government on the implementation of interim measures of the EU Court of Justice regarding the Supreme Court. We will now analyse it," Mina Andreeva told the Polish Press Agency (PAP) on Tuesday.

Poland had time until Monday evening to send the report on implementation of the reforms.

On Tuesday, Ms Andreeva confirmed that the document had reached the European Commission and would now be subject to examination. She did not provide any expected response time.

On Monday, deputy foreign minister Konrad Szymański indicated that Poland has the right to present its point of view on how it understands the measures and, as he said, “we will make use of this right.”

Mr Szymański refused to discuss the contents of the document but said that “it might be released to the public.”

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