Venice Commission concerned by risk of paralysis of Ombudsman in Poland

Strasbourg, 12.10.2020 – The Venice Commission made the following statement: “The term of office of the current Polish Human Rights Commissioner expired on 9 September 2020. While the successor has not yet been elected, on 17 September some MPs requested the Constitutional Court to declare unconstitutional the provision of the Human Rights Commissioner Law stating that the outgoing Commissioner performs his duties until the incumbent assumes the position.

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