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Justice minister won’t give up partially decriminalizing abuse of office

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Justice minister Tudorel Toader said on Sunday that he had talks with PM Sorin Grindanu and with PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea on amending the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code. “In the rough there were several talks, but besides our ...

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President postpones referendum, may use it as insurance policy if PSD attempts another attack on justice

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President Klaus Iohannis will not start now the procedures for referendum on justice, but has not given up the idea of a referendum, will use it as insurance policy for saving justice if the Social-democratic Party (PSD) will try again ...

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DNA balance sheet: Prejudices for the abuse of office offenses mounted to over EUR 260 M in 2016

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The efforts of the judiciary system must be supported by the stability of the institutional and law framework in order to be efficient in the fight against corruption, the chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate, Laura Codruta Kovesi said ...

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Two more appeals against EO 14 filed in court. DNA to challenge the Alba Iulia court’s sentence nulity on abuse of office

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Two more appeals asking for the EO 14 suspension have been filed in court. The emergency ordinance no 14 was adopted to repeal the controversial emergency ordinance no 13 that planned to amend the criminal law and decriminalized certain corruption ...

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Five defendants get away with the abuse of office charges

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Two court rulings in two different cities these days prompted to the discharge of five people accused of abuse of office, on the ground that the offense in their cases is not stipulated in the criminal law anymore. The acquittal ...

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Update: Grindeanu government repeals Ordinance 13, decision published by Official Gazette. Draft law on same issues pending for parliament, sources say

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The government has approved on Sunday the draft emergency ordinance repealing emergency ordinance no.13/2017 by which the Criminal Code and the Criminal procedure Code were amended, hotnews.ro informs, quoting news.ro. It was also approved the memorandum to declassify the transcripts ...

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Justice Minister – interrupted by USR MPs during press statement, tries to offer explanations on emergency ordinance

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Justice Minister Florin Iordache showed dissatisfaction on Wednesday for being criticized “for an essential issue of democracy – he laws are made by law-makers” and has tried to explain the government emergency ordinance issued Tuesday night. After reading the press ...

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