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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12579

13 October 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 26 / 37
COUNCIL OF EUROPE / Poland
Venice Commission denounces paralysis threatening post of Commissioner for Human Rights
12/10/2020 (Agence Europe)

12/10/2020 (Agence Europe)In a statement issued on Monday, the Venice Commission expressed concern about the risk of paralysis for the institution of ombudsman in Poland. “The term of office of the current Polish Human Rights Commissioner expired on 9 September”, it said, “without the successor having been elected”, but on 17 September, “some MPs asked the Constitutional Court to declare unconstitutional the provision of the law stating that the outgoing Commissioner shall...

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