Thursday, October 7, was a decision by the Polish Constitutional Court that certain articles from the European Treaties were not compatible or incompatible with Polish Constitution. This deprived Poland of its sovereignty.
This historic decision could endanger the country’s ability to be funded by the European Union and its membership in the EU. On Thursday, October 7, the Constitutional Court of Poland, which is the country’s highest court ruled against the absolute supremacy European community law. In action again on a decision that casts the shadows of a “Polexit”, similar to the British Brexit.
There are many points of disagreement between Poland and the European Union. The top issue is the legal reforms that the Nationalist Conservative Party (PiS), introduced to the Polish judiciary. According to Brussels these texts pose a threat to democracy in the country and to the rule of the law.
The EU claims that the new disciplinary system for judges in Poland is threatening the independence of the judiciary. This is the main point of criticism. Other issues of disagreement include the appointment of judges, their transfer between courts or divisions without their consent, and the transfer of judges.
The European Commission asked the European Court of Justice last month to impose daily penalties on Poland in order to correct this situation. This would continue until the country suspends its reforms. Paolo Gentiloni (European Commissioner for the Economy) warned that the Polish court case could be a precedent. “Consequences “regarding the payment of stimulus funds to Poland. The 23 billion euro in grants and 34 billion euro in loans for the country have not been approved by the European Union.
It was not an easy decision. The Polish Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday, October 7, that some articles from European treaties are incompatible and threaten the sovereignty of the country.
“European institutions are acting outside their competence”Julia Przylebska was declared the President of the Tribunal. She then listed a number of treaties that, according to her judges are in contradiction with Polish supreme law and to denounce “The interference of the Court of Justice of the EU within the Polish legal systems”.
Piotr Muller, spokesperson for the Government, welcomed the court decision and said that it confirmed his beliefs. “The primacy or constitutional law over any other source of law”. He believes that this decision is correct. “Doesn’t affect the areas in that the EU has delegated authority in the Treaties”These include rules governing competition, trade, and consumer protection.
The European Commission stated that it was then “Concerned”This is the result of this decision. European Commissioner Didier Reynders declared on Thursday that the EU would not be impressed. “Will use all tools”it has the power to preserve the primacy European law.
The Belgian official stated that he had not yet read the decision in its entirety and stressed the primacy of European law. He also stressed the binding nature of European justice decisions. “At the heart” of the Union.
Ursula von der Leyen is the President of European Commission. She pledged her support for this Friday. “Enforce the founding principle”After a unanimous decision by the Polish Constitutional Court, the EU on the primacy of European law.
France responded to the indignations expressed by the European Parliament. This is the Polish decision. “Attack the EU” Through “A Constitutional Court that was created by hand from the Polish authorities.”, judged this Friday, October 8 Clément Beaune, the French Secretary of State for European Affairs on the set of BFMTV.
The Polish government “Play with fire!”This could lead to “A break”Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg Minister of Foreign Relations, was a part of the European Union.