The Polish Political System
By:
Magdalena Andrychowicz IB
Natalia Barszcz IAr
The Constitution of The Republic of
Poland, April 2, 1997
Article 1
The Republic of Poland is the
common good of all citiz...
Separation of Powers in Poland
 Legislative
The Sejm (lower house) and
the Senate (upper house)
 Executive
  The Preside...
The Sejm
460 members
elected for 4 years
The Sejm session chamber in Warsaw
The Sejm’s Tasks
 Passing bills, for example:
* the budget  
 Supervising the government
 Appointing and recalling
publ...
The Senate
100 members
elected for 4 years
The Senate session chamber in Warsaw
The Senate’s Tasks
Accept bills
Reject bills
Adopt amendments
President of Poland
Bronisław Komorowski
 5th President of Poland
The term of office
6 August 2010 – today
A member of
th...
The President
The President’s responsibilities:
Represents Poland formally
Grants Polish citizenship, awards,
orders and...
The Presidential Palace in Warsaw
The Prime Minister of Poland
Donald Tusk
 He is the head of the Polish Government.
 He was appointed in 2007 after the C...
The Prime Minister’s Cabinet
is the collective executive decision-making body
of the Polish government.
Prime Minister Don...
The Council of Ministers’ tasks:
 Conducting Poland’s internal and
foreign policies
 Issuing regulations
 Ensuring the ...
Elections in Poland
Types of elections:
1.presidential elections once every 5 years
2.parliamentary elections once every 4...
The Ruling Political Parties
Civic Platform (PO) has been in a coalition with the Peasants Party
(PSL) since 2011. The lea...
Opposition Political Parties and their
leaders
 Law and Justice (PiS) – Jarosław Kaczyński
 Democratic Left Alliance (SL...
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  • 1. The Polish Political System By: Magdalena Andrychowicz IB Natalia Barszcz IAr
  • 2. The Constitution of The Republic of Poland, April 2, 1997 Article 1 The Republic of Poland is the common good of all citizens Article 2 The Republic of Poland is a democratic state ruled by law. The Polish Constitution
  • 3. Separation of Powers in Poland  Legislative The Sejm (lower house) and the Senate (upper house)  Executive   The President as the head of state and the government  Judicial Courts and Tribunals The Supreme Court in Warsaw
  • 4. The Sejm 460 members elected for 4 years The Sejm session chamber in Warsaw
  • 5. The Sejm’s Tasks  Passing bills, for example: * the budget    Supervising the government  Appointing and recalling public authorities The Sejm building
  • 6. The Senate 100 members elected for 4 years The Senate session chamber in Warsaw
  • 7. The Senate’s Tasks Accept bills Reject bills Adopt amendments
  • 8. President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski  5th President of Poland The term of office 6 August 2010 – today A member of the Civic Platform party
  • 9. The President The President’s responsibilities: Represents Poland formally Grants Polish citizenship, awards, orders and decorations Signs and refuses to sign bills (power of veto) Appoints the Prime Minister Elected for 5 years
  • 10. The Presidential Palace in Warsaw
  • 11. The Prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk  He is the head of the Polish Government.  He was appointed in 2007 after the Civic Platform party won the parliamentary election. Tusk was reelected in 2011.
  • 12. The Prime Minister’s Cabinet is the collective executive decision-making body of the Polish government. Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s the first cabinet of in 2007.
  • 13. The Council of Ministers’ tasks:  Conducting Poland’s internal and foreign policies  Issuing regulations  Ensuring the implementation of laws  Comprising 19 Ministers and the Prime Minister responsible for the key sectors of Polish society. For example: Minister of Culture and National Heritage, and the Minister of the Interior Minister of Sport and Tourism
  • 14. Elections in Poland Types of elections: 1.presidential elections once every 5 years 2.parliamentary elections once every 4 years All elections in Poland are: Universal Direct Secret Equal Proportional or Majority
  • 15. The Ruling Political Parties Civic Platform (PO) has been in a coalition with the Peasants Party (PSL) since 2011. The leader of Civic Platform is Donald Tusk and the leader of Peasants Party is Janusz Piechociński Donald Tusk The distribution of power in the Sejm
  • 16. Opposition Political Parties and their leaders  Law and Justice (PiS) – Jarosław Kaczyński  Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) – Leszek Miller  Your Movement – Janusz Palikot  United Poland – Zbigniew Ziobro Law and Justice Democratic Left Alliance
  • 17. Thank you for your attention