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Parliament OKs controversial draft bill on Police cars equipped with radar

Passed previously by the Senate, the draft bill that forces the Police to signal any radar hundreds of meters or even kilometres ahead of the radar cars, was adopted on Thursday by the Chamber of Deputies. The Chamber of Deputies, ...

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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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EC to conduct control within the CVM during June 25-27

The European Commission is to conduct checks within the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) in Romania during June 25-27. PSD Senator Robert Cazanciuc (photo) has been assigned to be included in the CVM team, which will prepare the document to ...

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Chamber of Deputies approves draft bill on preventing and combating anti-Semitism

The Chamber of Deputies approved on Wednesday the draft bill regarding the measures to prevent and combat anti-Semitism, by 257 votes for and one abstention. According to the bill, “anti-Semitism means the perception of the Jews, expressed as hatred against ...

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Romanian minister of European Funds embarks on row with EC over risk to lose EU money

After the Senate passed the draft law on the Administrative Code last week and the European Commission warned Romania over risk to lose hundreds of millions of euro representing European funds over the new code’s controversial provisions, Minister of European ...

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PM Dăncilă, about the announced censure motion: I have no anxiety

Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă said on Wednesday that she has no ‘anxiety’ regarding the chances of the censure motion announced by the opposition. “I have no anxiety. I believe in my parliamentary colleagues, I believe in Romanians’ vote. When we ...

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