The European Parliament has supported a sanctions procedure against Poland
The European Parliament supported the European Commission’s decision on launching a sanctions procedure against Poland started in the country’s judicial reform. This was reported on the website of the European Parliament. For this decision voted 422 deputies, against — 147, abstained — 48.
The European Parliament has confirmed that the adopted in Poland, the laws violate the principles of separation of powers and independence of the court. Now the European Council must determine whether breaks Polish the reform of the European values.
In December 2017, the European Commission launched a sanctions procedure against Poland for judicial reform.
For Poland, this may lead to loss of votes in the EU Council.
Despite this, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda signed a law on the National judicial Council and the Supreme court.