Poland will for the Court of Justice must answer for the compulsory retirement of several judges of the Supreme court. The European Commission is a procedure initiated against the Eastern European country.
About the independence of the Polish justice, the EU and Poland for a while, a dispute.
Poland has Friday, despite criticism from Europe, ten new judges for the Supreme court appointed. President Andrzej Duda named the judges for a newly established tuchtkamer. But according to lawyers can the room be used for non-compliant judges to intimidate.
The conservative party Law and Justice (PiS) is aangewreven that they the court would politicize. Recently, many judges take early retirement sent.
Exactly about that mandatory retirement, says the European Commission now that they are contrary to European law.
According to the Commission brings this reform, the independence of justice is in danger. If the Court of Justice an opinion that shares, should Poland change the law. If the country didn’t want to go, than to risk the heavy fines.
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