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PM Grindeanu about Justice Minister Iordache: I’ve made up my mind

Prime Minister Grindeanu said on Wednesday his decision about Justice Minister Florin Iordache is made and will be announced on Thursday. “I will have a discussion with him tonight or tomorrow morning, whereas tomorrow, after the government sitting, or tomorrow ...

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PNL requests the resignations of Grindeanu, Dragnea and Iordache – the problem has moved from Gov’t to parliament

The National Liberal Party (PNL) has requested on Monday the resignation of PM Sorin Grindeanu, of Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and of Justice Minister Florin Iordache. PNL interim leader RalucaTurcan claims the resignations are natural, given the “capital ...

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Update – Justice Ministry gives up draft law sent to CSM

The Justice Ministry gives up the draft law on amending and adding the normative acts concerning the Criminal Codes, already forwarded to the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM), as it wants “to draft a more complex one,” ministry’s spokesperson Cristina ...

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Update: Grindeanu government repeals Ordinance 13, decision published by Official Gazette. Draft law on same issues pending for parliament, sources say

The government has approved on Sunday the draft emergency ordinance repealing emergency ordinance no.13/2017 by which the Criminal Code and the Criminal procedure Code were amended, hotnews.ro informs, quoting news.ro. It was also approved the memorandum to declassify the transcripts ...

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Emergency Ordinance to amend the criminal codes was written by Alina Bica, sources say

The draft Emergency Ordinance for amending the Criminal Codes, which drew hundreds of thousands of Romanians in the street, was written by Alina Bica, former head of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), sentenced in the first ...

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PM Grindeanu announces Gov’t sitting to repeal emergency ordinance on amending criminal codes, as more than 170,000 protest downtown Bucharest

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu has announced Saturday evening that on Sunday, in an emergency government sitting, the emergency ordinance 13/2007 on amending the criminal codes will be repealed or delayed. He explained the decision by saying that “we don’t want ...

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CSM decides to recall two secretaries of state from the Justice Ministry. One had already resigned

Amid scandal of the controversial ordinance amending the criminal codes, prosecutors from the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) asked on Friday the withdrawal of Oana Haineala and Constantin Sima from the secretaries of state positions within Justice Ministry. Sima was ...

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The Prosecutor General’s Office will challenge in court the emergency ordinance on criminal codes

The Prosecutor General’s Office upon the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) will challenge in court the emergency ordinance on amending the criminal code and the criminal procedure code, Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar said on Friday. ...

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