Polish lower house of parliament approves Supreme Court overhaul

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Posted: Dec 08, 2017 8:14 AM

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Polish lower house of parliament passed on Friday a bill on changes to the Supreme Court, a part of a broader overhaul of the country's judiciary criticised by the European Union.

The parliament, where the ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party has a majority, is still to vote on a bill on the election of members of the National Judiciary Council.

(Reporting by Lidia Kelly)