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President Iohannis refers to CCR the bill amending law on Criminal Code

President Klaus Iohannis has referred to the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR), on Wednesday, a notification of unconstitutionality on the law to amend and complete Law 286/2009 regarding the Criminal Code as Law 78/2000 on prevention, finding and sanctioning the ...

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Prosecutor General’s Office detects 21 unconstitutional articles in the amended Criminal Code, including the ones on influence peddling and abuse of office

The General Prosecutor’s Office has concluded the review over the amendments operated by the Parliament on the Criminal Code, announcing it has detected 21 unconstitutional articles, which can underlie the appeal filed to the Constitutional Court.  Among the contested articles ...

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DNA reacts to amendments to the Criminal Code: Offences are decriminalized, extended confiscation cannot be enforced

Several categories of deeds that are currently sanctioned by the criminal law and which have a significant impact on the social values ​​protected by law will be decriminalized, according to an analysis made by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) on ...

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New York Times: Romania Weakens Abuse-of-Office Laws in Just 3 Days

The Romanian Parliament approved changes to the criminal code in unusually swift fashion this week, overhauling abuse-of-power legislation that critics say will have damaging and long-lasting effects on the rule of law in the country, a New York Times comment ...

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Opposition has notified CCR over new Criminal Code, Council of Europe calls on Romania to wait for the Venice Commission opinion

Council of Europe Secretary General calls on Romania to wait for Venice Commission opinion on reform of Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code. The oppositions parties represented in the Romanian Parliament, the National Liberal Party (PNL), Save Romania Union (USR) ...

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PSD’s Dragnea about the amendments to the Criminal Code: I don’t want to leave this life and office like a fool!

PSD leader, Liviu Dragnea, has answered to the allegations about the way the ruling coalition and the national minorities voted the amendments to the Criminal Code. “I don’t want to leave this life and office like a fool! I said ...

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