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Poland’s minister of justice said on Thursday that the central European nation “must not succumb to lawlessness” and should not pay any of the daily penalties imposed on the country by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). “The Polish state cannot bow to lawlessness,” Zbigniew Ziobro told reporters at a press conference. “Whether in the case of unlawful penalties concerning the Turow [coal mine] or in the case of the penalty for changes in the judicial system, Poland cannot and should not pay a single zloty,” the minister said. Zloty is the currency used in Poland. The CJEU ruled on Oct. 27 that the Polish government has to pay a 1 million euro (about $1.2 million) penalty every day for maintaining a disciplinary chamber for judges, citing the primacy of EU law over national law. In addition, a 500,000 euro ($580,000) daily fine was imposed on the country …