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Update: Parliament joint plenum approves former Justice Minister Florin Iordache’s request for increased powers for his committee – to amend laws on judiciary

The President of the Special Committee for systematization, unification and for ensuring the legislative stability in justice, Florin Iordache, has sent on Monday a letter to the Standing Bureaus requesting that this forum is able to amend and complete all normative acts affecting the judiciary.

Iordache’s request was approved on Monday by the Parliament joint plenum by 198 votes in favour and 119 against, dig24.ro informs.

Thus, Iordache has proposed to the Standing Bureaus the amendment of the Parliament’s Decision to set up the Committee and the inclusion of the following article: “the examination, amendment and completion, as the case, of all normative acts affecting justice, in view of reforming the judiciary, under parliamentary procedure, and those to enter parliamentary procedure throughout the Committee’s work and to be transmitted to it.”

Iordache supports his request by highlighting “the importance of changes referring to the structure of the legal system in the justice system, including the Judicial Inspectorate and the Directorate for the Investigation of Criminal Offenses by Judges and Prosecutors.”

The committee led by Florin Iordache includes ten PSD MPs (Robert Cazanciuc, Eugen Nicolicea, Doina Federovici, Oana Florea, Claudia Gilia, Nicușor Halici, Nicolae Moga, Ștefan Ovidiu Popa, Alina Tănăsescu, Adrian Țuțuianu), one ALDE MP (Steluța Cătăniciu), two UDMR deputies (Izabella Agnes Ambrus and Marton Arpad), five PNL MPs (Ioan Cupșa, Alina Gorghiu, Cătălin Predoiu, Laura Scântei and Valeria Schelean-Șomfelean), two USR deputies (Stelian Ion and George Dircă), one PMP senator (Dorin Bădulescu) and one deputy representing the national minorities (Daniel Vasile).

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