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EC sends tough warning in retort to the new Criminal Code: “We won’t hesitate to take the necessary measures”

The European Commission has sent a tough warning to the Romanian authorities on Wednesday evening following the vote on the Criminal Code in Parliament, stating it is watching the developments in Romania with growing concern and that it won’t hesitate ...

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Update: Criminal Code, adopted by the Chamber of Deputies. President Iohannis points to majority’s dictatorship, will refer codes to CCR

The Chamber of Deputies plenary has adopted on Wednesday the draft bill amending the Criminal Code by 167 votes in favour, 97 against and 19 abstentions. The vote result was welcomed with applause from the PSD-ALDE majority. 165 votes were ...

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New protest in Victoriei Square over Criminal Code amendments

“Corruption Kills” NGO has announced on Facebook a new protest to be staged in Victoriei Square in Bucharest this evening, starting 7 p.m. The protest comes after the Senate has adopted amendments to the Criminal Code, with controversial provisions aiming ...

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Dragnea asked about Criminal Code amendments that would suit him: Do you think they will let me get away?

Chamber Speaker and chairman of the ruling party Liviu Dragnea has refused to talk to the journalists about the Criminal Code amendments just adopted by the special committee on Monday, however he reacted to the question if he is directly ...

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Update: Special parliamentary committee votes amendments on abuse of office, new threshold – minimum gross wage. Negligence – repealed

The special parliamentary committee for the laws of justice has adopted, on Monday, the PSD proposal to introduce a threshold for abuse of office, the gross minimum wage of RON 1,900. The committee has also voted an amendment to repeal ...

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Criminal Code amendments: Convicts sentenced to less than 10 years in prison can be released if they served half their sentence. No assets seizure for money laundering

The joint special committee of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate set up to amend the justice laws and criminal codes, led by Florin Iordache (photo), has started debates and voting procedures on the Criminal Code on Thursday. Among the ...

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Censure motion to be read in Parliament on Monday. Opposition needs 233 votes to topple Dancila Gov’t

PNL is to read the text of the censure motion titled ‘Dismissal of Dragnea-Dancila Government – national emergency’ on Monday, in Parliament. The opposition is looking for allies in order to topple the PSD-ALDE Government, stiri.tvr.ro informs. PNL, URS and ...

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The Ukrainian security forces conduct searches at the Romanian Cultural Centre in Cernăuţi

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has conducted searches on Monday at the ‘Eudoxiu Hurmuzache’ Romanian Cultural Centre in Cernăuţi (Ukraine), the organization being suspected of separatist actions, Deschide.md, quoted by realitatea.net, reports. The SBU officers found materials prepared in ...

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Venice Commission, notified over Criminal Code amendments  

Liberal National Party (PNL) chairman Ludovic Orban has announced on Tuesday that the party will kick off the procedure to notify the Venice Commission over the amendments to be operated on the Criminal Code. „We have decided today that PNL ...

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