Poland’s ruling PiS seeks to merge General Prosecutor and Justice Minister functions

Written by on January 15, 2016 in Europe - Comments Off on Poland’s ruling PiS seeks to merge General Prosecutor and Justice Minister functions

Poland’s parliament gave the initial go-ahead for the bill, authored by the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS), which provides for consolidating the post of Justice Minister and Prosecutor General despite protests from opposition parties.

Once the new bill on prosecutor’s office comes into effect Poland’s Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro will receive extensive powers.

For the full story, please visit The Warsaw Voice.

(Photo of Ziobro: Polish Ministry of Justice)

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