Constitutional Court

Romanian Court Rejects Ban on Pardons for Corrupt Politicians

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.

PM Dancila: Internship Programme reaches maturity; Executive backs any initiative meant to contribute to youth's support

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.

PSD replies President Iohannis:Constitution revision should take place much earlier than presidential election

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.

CoE spokesperson says GRECO mentions classified protocols in its report on Romania

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.

Cluj Napoca Mayor Boc: Administrative Code best passed through Parliament, not emergency ordinance

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.