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The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland

Amendment No. 20 | Doc. 15025 | 27 January 2020

Mr Dominik TARCZYŃSKI, Poland, EC/DA ; Ms Iwona ARENT, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Marek AST, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Włodzimierz BERNACKI, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Daniel MILEWSKI, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Arkadiusz MULARCZYK, Poland, EC/DA
2020 - First part-session

In the draft resolution, paragraph 7.2, replace the words "counter to the principle of separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary. As a result, the National Council of the Judiciary can no longer be seen as an independent self-governing body of the judiciary. The Assembly therefore urges the authorities to reinstate the direct election, by their peers, of the judges members of the National Council of the Judiciary;"

with the following words:

"according to the principle of the balance of powers;"