Parliamentary Immunity in Poland

25-09-2015

Upon request by the JURI Committee, this in-depth analysis examines the immunity of Polish parliamentarians, i.e. Deputies to the Sejm and Senators. It describes forms of immunity, their scopes, taking into account the jurisprudence of the Polish Supreme Court and the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, as well as parliamentary procedures regarding waiving or defending the immunities. It also includes a description of legal and practical problems related to an ordinary application of immunity rules.

Upon request by the JURI Committee, this in-depth analysis examines the immunity of Polish parliamentarians, i.e. Deputies to the Sejm and Senators. It describes forms of immunity, their scopes, taking into account the jurisprudence of the Polish Supreme Court and the Polish Constitutional Tribunal, as well as parliamentary procedures regarding waiving or defending the immunities. It also includes a description of legal and practical problems related to an ordinary application of immunity rules.