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EU takes legal action against Poland over court reform

EU TAKES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST POLAND OVER COURT REFORM

The European Union launched legal action on Saturday against Poland's right-wing government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country's common courts.

"The European Commission launched an infringement procedure against Poland by sending a letter of formal notice, following the publication in the Polish Official Journal of the Law on the Ordinary Courts Organisation on Friday 28 July," the European Commission said in a statement.

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