The powers and the scope of responsibilities of the National Security Council (NSC):
The NSC is the President’s advisory body on the matters relating to Poland’s internal and external security.
Its function is to investigate issues and to form opinions that relate to State’s security, and those include:
- general guidelines for State’s security,
- principles and directions of the foreign policy,
- directions for the Armed Forces development,
- issues relating to external security,
- threats to the internal security and resources for countering them.
The NSC’s functioning mode:
The President calls the Council and determines an agenda.
The National Security Bureau’s responsibilities within the NSC include:
Factual, organisational, technical and financial services provided for the benefit of the Council.