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Poland - Political Criteria

Short-term priorities:

Assessment (November 2003)

Please refer to the fact sheets on the adoption of the Community acquis.

Medium-term priority:

  • concentrating on guaranteeing freedom of the press and equal access to public services.

Assessment (November 2001)

No progress has been recorded in this field.

Assessment (October 2002)

Measures have been taken to improve the functioning of the judicial system. Special attention must be paid to the training of judges and magistrates and to public access to justice. A general policy to combat corruption has been adopted, but has yet to be implemented.

Assessment (November 2003)

Please refer to the fact sheets on the adoption of the Community acquis.

Following the signing of the Accession Treaty on 16 April 2003, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia acceded to the European Union on 1 May 2004.

REFERENCES

Council decision 98/260/EC of 30.03.1998

Official Journal L 121 of 23.04.1998

Commission Opinion COM(97) 2002 final

Not yet published in the Official Journal

Commission report COM(98) 701 final

Not published in the Official Journal

Commission report COM(1999) 509 final

Not published in the Official Journal

Commission report COM(2001) 700 final - SEC(2001) 1752

Not published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2002)700 final - SEC(2002)1408

Not published in the Official Journal

Commission Report COM(2003) 675 final - SEC(2003) 1207

Not published in the Official Journal

Treaty of Accession to the European Union [Official Journal L 236, 23.09.2003]

Last updated: 19.11.2004

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