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Draft bill in Senate aims to help people charged with tax evasion get rid of criminal liability if the prejudice is paid

The senators of the legal committee have passed on Tuesday a controversial bill drafted by the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) targeting the prevention and countering of tax evasion. More precisely, they voted an amendment saying that criminal charges in ...

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MPs resume sessions on Wednesday

According to the schedule approved by the Senate plenum, the Senators will have plenum sessions on Wednesday and Thursday (May 2-3). Justice Minister, Tudorel Toader, is invited on Thursday, as of 12.00h, to answer questions during the so-called ‘Government’s hour’, ...

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New warning about a financial crisis: Romanian economy will hit hard a wall, will be shattered, Senate economic committee chairman says

Romania imports much more than exports, so the trade deficit has grown alarmingly. During January 1 – February 28 it reached EUR 1.657 billion, by EUR 398.1 million larger than the one in the similar interval in 2017. Senate Economic ...

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GRECO, deeply concerned about certain justice and criminal law reforms in Romania

In a report on Romania published on Wednesday, the Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe (GRECO) expresses serious concern about certain aspects of the laws on the status of judges and prosecutors, on the judicial organisation ...

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Update2 – BNR Governor Isarescu points to PSD governments for the increasing prices, warns of risk of hard landing. PSD’s Dragnea, dissatisfied

National Bank Governor, Mugur Isarescu, has explained to the Senate’s economic committee the price increases and the inflation developments in recent months. Isarescu was accompanied by the entire board of the BNR. The social-democrat senators did not attend the meeting, ...

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Update: Parliament solemn session adopts declaration on the 100th anniversary of the union of Bessarabia with Romania. Liviu Dragnea: I want the union with Moldova

The Chamber of Deputies and the Senate have met in a solemn session on Tuesday, March 27, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the union of Bessarabia with Romania. The joint Parliament chambers have adopted the Declaration to ...

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Referendum on redefining family, same-sex marriages, likely in May. PSD’s Dragnea says civil partnership for sexual minorities is needed

Social-democrat Chairman, Liviu Dragnea, said on Monday, after the PSD National Political Bureau sitting, that the referendum law was discussed, which he wants promulgated as soon as possible, so that the date for referendum on family can be set. He ...

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