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Bucharest prefect on the August 10 rally: “I signed no intervention order document, I only approved an already signed one”. Proposal to amend the public gatherings law

Interior minister Carmen Dan and Bucharest prefect Speranta Cliseru have been heard again in the Senate’s Defence Committee on the Diaspora rally file on Tuesday. While the Bucharest prefect said she doesn’t confirm the two hours announced by two gendarmerie ...

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Constitutional Court gives green light to the referendum redefining family. Gov’t to convene tomorrow to adopt emergency ordinance

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) has given its green light to the citizens’ initiative to amend the Constitution, after the Senate passed the initiative last week. The initiative that says family is based on the marriage between a man ...

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Hearings in the Senate on August 10 violent protest cancelled

Social Democrat senators from the Defence committee have cancelled the hearings scheduled today in the file of the riot police’s violent intervention during the Diaspora rally on August 10. Today, Bucharest prefect Speranta Cliseru and Interior minister Carmen Dan had ...

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Second ordinary session of Parliament starts on Monday. On the table – controversial bills, investigation committees

The second ordinary session of the Parliament begins on Monday, September 3, and will end, according to the Constitution, by the end of December. Senate Speaker, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, has convened on Monday, at 13.00h, the Senate Standing Bureau to ...

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Referendum on redefining marriage said to be organised on October 7

The PSD Executive Committee has decided on Saturday, during the parliamentary groups sitting in Neptun, Constanta County, that the referendum on redefining the marriage in the Constitution will take place on October 7, sources from the party say. “The draft ...

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President Iohannis refers to CCR the amendments to the bill on Court of Auditors

President Klaus Iohannis has referred to the Constitutional Court the law amending the organisation and functioning of the Court of Auditors, for reasons of unconstitutionality. The head of state argues that the law was debated and adopted after exceeding the ...

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PSD’s Dragnea announces referendum on amending the Constitution

Social-democrat leader, Liviu Dragnea, has announced on Tuesday, after the talks with the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, that at the end of September or beginning of October a referendum will be organised to amend the Romanian Constitution in order ...

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Senate adopts draft bill on amendments to Court of Auditors’ statute, no more recovering of damages. EU warnings

The Senators have completed on Thursday the amendments to the statute of Court of Auditors, cutting the abilities of the institution, although the European Union had warned that European funds will be cut if Parliament changes the law – among ...

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