Council of the
Brussels, 13 September 2019
General Secretariat of the Council
Rule of Law in Poland / Article 7(1) TEU Reasoned Proposal
- information from the Commission
Delegations will find in the annex an explanatory note from the Commission concerning the request
for the inclusion of an any other business item on the agenda of the General Affairs Council
meeting of 16 September 2019, on recent developments as regards the Rule of Law in Poland.
In view of their relevance for the ongoing Article 7 TEU proceedings, the Commission requests an
AOB in connection with the events in Poland reported during the summer and which concern
judges who oppose recent judicial reforms.