Rule of Law conditionality

08 Jul: Rule of Law conditionality: Parliament wants investigations launched immediately

(Source: European Parliament)

Guidelines currently being developed by the Commission are unnecessaryParliament has to continue preparations to sue the Commission for “non-action”

The budget conditionality regulation does not require any additional clarification and rule of law breaches must be addressed as soon as possible.

In a resolution adopted on Thursday with 529 to 150 and 14 abstentions, MEPs regret that the Commission has decided to abide by the non-binding December 2020 European Council conclusions and delay the application of the budget conditionality regulation by developing application guidelines.

Guidelines should not restrict the law

MEPs stress that the guidelines cannot alter, expand or restrict the …