|Author (Person)||Aguilar, Juan Fernando López|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: Committee on Civil Liberties Justice and Home Affairs|
|Series Title||Non-Legislative Enactments (NLE)|
Resolution prepared by the European Parliament on the state of of democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights in Poland.
The text of this report focuses on the functioning of the legislative and electoral system, the independence of the judiciary and the rights of judges, and the protection of fundamental rights in Poland. MEPs show concern over the deterioration of democratic standards in the country, despite the engagement between national authorities and international stakeholders on this matter.
The following are among key concerns reflected in the text:
This report is connected to the European Commission's 2017 proposal for a Council Decision determinating a serious breach of the rule of law by Poland, in the framework of Article 7(1) TEU. A draft report was discussed by the Parliament's relevant committee on 25 May 2020 and amendments were voted on 14 July.
|Subject Categories||Law, Values and Beliefs|
|Subject Tags||Rule of Law|
|Keywords||Article 7 TEU
|Countries / Regions||Poland|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|