Briefing 
 

Rule of law in Poland: MEPs to vote on resolution 

MEPs are set to vote on a non-binding resolution on the situation in Poland wrapping up the plenary debate of 19 January with Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydło and Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

The January debate followed the Commission’s 13 January decision to initiate the first stage of the "Framework for addressing systemic threats to the Rule of Law" in Poland. The European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) issued its opinion on the Polish authorities' amendments to the law on the country's Constitutional Tribunal on 11 March.


Procedure: non-legislative resolution 

Debate: Tuesday, 19 January

Vote: Wednesday, 13 April


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