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Journalist Nelu Vasile Barbu – Gov’t spokesman and state adviser

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  Journalist Nelu Vasile Barbu has been appointed state adviser with the Premier’s working apparatus and spokesman for Dancila cabinet. The decision was signed on Monday by PM Viorica Dancila and was published by the Official Journal, capital.ro informs. Nelu ...

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PSD tables controversial bills amending the criminal laws: EUR 200,000 threshold for abuse of office. Super-immunity for MPs against DNA

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Deputy Cătălin Rădulescu (aka the AKM MP) and 38 PSD MPs have filed a bill aimed at amending the criminal law which stipulates that the threshold for abuse of office should be set at EUR 200,000. In GEO 13/2017, the ...

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Civic organisations after meeting PM Tudose: Protests to go on until criminal law amendments stop

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The meeting of the civic organisations with PM Mihai Tudose on Wednesday has not been too “hopeful”, said the representative of the Initiative Romania, Mihai Polițeanu, who added that protests would go on until the criminal law amendments stoped. “We ...

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DIICOT: Criminal law amendments don’t comply with the EP Directive on extended seizure

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The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) on Friday released a different opinion on the draft amending the criminal codes, after DNA and the Prosecutor’s Office have mainly agreed the Justice Ministry’s proposals. DIICOT argues that the criminal ...

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DNA: Proposals to amend criminal law, opportune, yet technical observations are needed


The National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) said on Thursday that the proposals in the draft amending the criminal codes are, in the main, opportune, but certain technical observations are needed, which were sent to the Justice Ministry. “DNA considers that most ...

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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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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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Senate’s legal committee passes EO 14 repealing the controversial criminal law amendments. Prosecutor’s Office’s representative banned from attending the sitting

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The Senate’s Legal Committee on Monday evening unanimously passed a positive report with amendments on a draft approving emergency ordinance 14/2017, which repeals the controversial emergency ordinance n0 13 that has taken people to the streets in protest. The leader ...

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