ABOUT INTERNATIONAL TREATIES, REFERENDUM AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
of international treaties without any transfer of sovereignty:
Majority from members of parliament and from senate, Art. 89 I,
120 ConstPoland. Requirements for approval can be regulated by law,
Art. 89 III ConstPoland.
of transfer of sovereignty without effect of constitutional amendment:
Majority from both chambers with 2/3 of votes by presence of at
least 1/2 of their members, Art. 90 II ConstPoland. Additionally,
a referendum in accordance to Art. 125 ConstPoland can be called,
Art. 90 III ConstPoland.
of transfer of sovereignty with effect of constitutional amendment:
Not expressly regulated but constitutional amendment required.
of constitutional amendment:
A bill submitted by at least 1/5 of the members of parliament, the
senate or the President has to be approved with majority of 2/3
of votes from parliament by presence of at least 1/2 of its members
and majority of the members of senate, Art. 235 IV ConstPoland.
Amendment of fundamental principles of the constitution requires
additionally a confirmatory referendum, Art. 235 VI ConstPoland.
constitutional regulations about referendums:
Referendum on subjects of particular importance for the state initiated
by the parliament with majority of its members or the President
approved by the senate with majority of its members can be called
and is binding if more than 1/2 of those having the right to vote
have participated in it, Art. 125 ConstPoland. Any referendum has
to be determined by the Supreme Court, Art. 125 IV ConstPoland.