Polish Parliament has adopted new regulations for police surveillance that widen its scope but also put it under stricter court control.
The legislation is another element in the sweeping reforms that the ruling conservative Law and Justice party is introducing to some state bodies. The ruling party, in power from November, made some reforms which put the country at odds with EU, which has opened a procedure of checking whether they respect the bloc's principle of the rule of law.
On Friday, Parliament voted 234 -213 with three abstentions to adopt regulations proposed by the ruling party, which argues they will help ensure security. They give police more possibilities of surveillance of suspects, but submit it to court control.
They still require approval form the Senate and the president, according to AP. - Idrak