EU FURY: Juncker’s deputy blasts Poland’s reforms ‘threat to the rule of law'

EU FURY: Juncker’s deputy blasts Poland’s reforms ‘threat to the rule of law'
 

Jean-Claude Juncker’s deputy Frans Timmermans said the Polish government was threatening the independence of the judiciary with its sweeping reforms, Politico reports.
He told the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee: “Four laws adopted by parliament would have a very significant negative impact on the independence of the Polish judiciary and would increase the systemic threat to the rule of law.”
Poland and the EU bitterly disagree over plans to reorganise the member state’s Supreme Court and the National Council of the Judiciary.
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7 November 2017 in World News, Views: 40
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