The President of the Republic of Poland is the head of state, the supreme representative of Poland in the international arena. He has executive authority. His rights and obligations are determined in the Constitution of Poland. The President of Poland is elected directly by the people, by an absolute majority of valid votes, to serve for 5 years and can be reelected only once. The President has a free choice in selecting the Prime Minister. The President has the right to initiate the legislative process. He also has the opportunity to directly influence it by using his veto to stop a bill. In his role as supreme representative of the Polish state, the President ratifies and revokes international agreements. The President is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
President of Poland