The President of the Republic of Poland has appealed against a novelization abolishing the limit of 30-times the average monthly salary for annual basis for assessing National Insurance Agency (ZUS) contributions in a given calendar year. The reason behind the appeal was the unusually quick way of proceeding the act, which resulted in some irregularities, especially on the field of public consultation.
The Polish Constitutional Tribunal ruled that the act complies with art. 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland (The Republic of Poland shall be a democratic state ruled by law and implementing the principles of social justice), and does not comply with art. 7 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland (The organs of public authority shall function on the basis of, and within the limits of, the law).