Cezary Grabarczyk

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Cezary Grabarczyk
Cezary Grabarczyk Sejm 2016b.jpg
Minister of Justice
22nd Minister of Justice of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
22 September 2014 – 30 April 2015
PresidentBronisław Komorowski
Prime MinisterEwa Kopacz
Preceded byMarek Biernacki
Succeeded byBorys Budka
Minister of Infrastructure
In office
16 November 2007 – 7 November 2011
PresidentLech Kaczyński
Bronisław Komorowski
Prime MinisterDonald Tusk
Preceded byJerzy Polaczek
Succeeded bySławomir Nowak
Member of the Sejm
Assumed office
19 October 2001
Constituency9 Łódź
Personal details
Born (1960-04-26) 26 April 1960 (age 58)
Łódź, Poland
Political partyCivic Platform

Cezary Stanisław Grabarczyk [t͡sɛˈzarɨ ɡraˈbart͡ʂɨk] (About this sound listen) (born 26 April 1960) is a Polish politician.

He was elected to the Sejm on 25 September 2005, getting 13,775 votes in the 11th Sieradz district. He stood for election as a candidate on the Civic Platform list. Again elected to the Sejm in the 2007 Polish parliamentary election, in which he received 44,610 votes in the Łódź district.

Following the 2007 parliamentary election, Grabarczyk was Minister of Infrastructure from November 2007 to November 2011, under Prime Minister Donald Tusk. After the 2011 parliamentary election, he was elected to serve as one of the deputy marshals (vicepresidents) of the Sejm. From 2013 to 2016 he was deputy leader of Civic Platform. From September 2014 to April 2016 he served as Minister of Justice, but got dismissed after controversy aroused around his firearms licence. He regained his parliamentary seat after 2015 parliamentary election.

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