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Judges in Poland and in the Republic of Moldova must remain independent

Amendment No. 13 | Doc. 15204 | 25 January 2021

Mr Arkadiusz MULARCZYK, Poland, EC/DA ; Ms Iwona ARENT, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Zbigniew GIRZYŃSKI, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Daniel MILEWSKI, Poland, EC/DA ; Mr Bolesław PIECHA, Poland, EC/DA
2021 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, paragraph 13, in the third sentence, delete the following words:

"will deter judges from exercising their rights to respect for private life and freedom of expression and association, as enshrined in Articles 8, 10 and 11 of the Convention respectively,"

Explanatory note

The law amending SC Act has introduced neither additional limitation to the judges' freedom of expression, nor new types of disciplinary offences that had been previously unknown to Polish law.