The Presidium of the Senate is composed of the Senate Marshal and Deputy Senate Marshals. The Presidium of the Senate convenes, as a rule, every week. The Senate's general working plans are decided upon and current legislative
work is discussed during the Presidium's sessions. The Presidium directs the Senate committees to analyse various matters. It also considers statute cases related to the Senate and senators' work.
Performing the traditional role of the Senate in assisting Poles living abroad, the Presidium of the Senate decides on the allocation of funds from the budget of the Senate Chancellery to support Polish institutions abroad, e.g. to support
schools, oragnisations and publications as well as to provide social assistance. The Presidium of the Senate entrusts these tasks to competent institutions and, first of all, to the “Polish Union” Association (Stowarzyszenie “Wspólnota
The Head of the Chancellery of the Senate and persons invited by the Senate Marshal participate in the sessions of the Presidium of the Senate and have advisory
From time to time there are joint sessions of the Presidium of the Senate and the Presidium of the Sejm.