Romania's highest court ruled on Thursday that a ban on amnesties and pardons for corrupt politicians would infringe the "fundamental rights" of anyone amnestied or pardoned, as presidential pardons are mainly given on health and humanitarian grounds.
The proposed ban was supported by more than 80 per cent of people who voted in a nationwide referendum on justice issues in May.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated that the Government's Internship Programme has reached maturity and called on the young participants to keep their "enthusiasm, curiosity" and to be happy with the work they will carry out. The seventh edition of the Government's Internship Programme was officially launched on Wednesday at the Victoria Palace.
President Klaus Iohannis signed on Friday the decree promulgating the Law on the amendment and completion of the Law of local public administration, the Presidential Administration announced.
The Social Democrats consider that the revision of the Constitution should take place before the presidential election, therefore the date of the referendum on amending the fundamental law will be set immediately after the beginning of the new parliamentary session.
The Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) mentions the classified protocols concluded between the General Prosecutor's Office and the Romanian Intelligence Service in the compliance report on Romania released on Tuesday, a CoE spokesperson told AGERPRES on Tuesday, in response to a statement by Chairman of the Romanian Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu.
Justice Minister Ana Birchall said on Tuesday that each institution mentioned in the GRECO reports needs to proceed to an analysis of the recommendations made and take the necessary action.
President Klaus Iohannis on Monday signed a decree promulgating the Law on the Public Pension System adopted by the Chamber of Deputies on June 26, in a re-examined form adjusted for a ruling of the Constitutional Court (CCR).
Bucharest, July 6 /Agerpres/ - Mayor of Cluj Napoca Emil Boc stated on Saturday, at the National Liberal Party headquarters, that the new Administrative Code should have been passed through Parliament and not through a Government Emergency Ordinance (OUG. "I did not have the time to read it.
One relates to the opposition while the other relates to international factor.