President Klaus Iohannis signed a decree on Thursday to appoint Livia Stanciu, the current head of the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court), as judge with the Constitutional Court for a term of 9 years, as of July 13, 2016, hotnews.ro reports.
In early May, the press wrote, citing sources at Cotroceni that Livia Stanciu is to be proposed by Klaus Iohannis as CCR judge.
Livia Stanciu is currently the head of the Supreme Court and is close to the end of her second term in office, the limit imposed by law is two terms.
The Constitutional Court changes its structure this year, with the termination of the mandates of three judges. On July 13 the mandates of Augustin Zegrean, Tudorel Toader and Valentin Puskas come to an end.
Livia Stanciu will replace the current CCR president Augustin Zegrean, appointed 9 years ago by the then President Traian Basescu.
The former UDMR deputy Attila Varga received this week a positive opinion from the Chamber of Deputies to occupy the position of judge with the Constitutional Court of Romania (to replace Tudorel Toader).
The Senators voted on Tuesday, in plenary sitting, MEP Marian Enache (former UNPR, former FSN and PDSR) supported by PSD, to occupy the office of judge with the Constitutional Court, an office to remain vacant after the expiry of the mandate of Valentin Puskas.