28/04/2016 - 29/04/2016
Warsaw – a delegation of the Venice Commission travelled to Warsaw to discuss the recent amendments to the Law on the Police. It held discussions with the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of the Interior, Prosecutor’s Office, Chancellery of the Sejm and the Senate, Bar Council, Commissioner for Human Rights, Special Services Coordinator and NGOs.
The delegation was composed of Venice Commission members from the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland and 2 Secretariat officials.
The opinion of the Venice Commission on this issue has been requested by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in January 2016. The adoption of the opinion is planned for the next Plenary session which will take place on 10-11 June 2016 In Venice.