The Minister of Justice, Zbigniew Ziobro, exercising his extraordinary powers given to him by virtue of Art. 17 (1) of the Act of 12 July 2017 on amending the Act on the Organisation of Ordinary Courts, dismissed 131 court presidents and vice presidents before the end of their term of office set in the statute. ..
National Judiciary Council (NJC) has been established by the act of December 20t, 1989 in the result of the project prepared by Solidarity (anticommunist opposition) lawyers. Based on the best practices of free European countries, the objective of NJC was to protect the independence of courts and judges – a feature of the judicial system ..