Extract from the position of associations of judges on the Act of July 22nd 2016 on the Constitutional Tribunal

The Parliament has just completed work on a new law on the Constitutional Tribunal. Contrary to previous announcements given by parliamentary majority, it does not end the crisis over the Constitutional Tribunal. It rather gives the executive the control over the Constitutional Tribunal , which is a clear violation of the principle of separation of powers contained in Article 10 paragraph 1 of the Constitution of Poland and threatens the rule of law. The provisions of the Act passed, contrary ...