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JusMin Toader on Superior Council of Magistracy's proposal on appointing chief prosecutors: Laws already adopted

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader told AGERPRES on Thursday, in connection with the proposal of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) to change the procedure for the appointment and dismissal of chief prosecutors, that the Justice laws have already been adopted.

"The laws have already been adopted!," Minister Tudorel Toader said.

Prosecutor General sends protocols concluded with SRI to CSM and Justice Minister

Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar on Tuesday sent the protocols concluded with the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) to the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) and Justice Minister Tudorel Toader, informs the Prosecutor's Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ).

CVM board convenes to discuss preparations for EC's next progress report

Preparations for the next European Commission's evaluation mission under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (MCV) that reports on Romania's progress with judiciary reform and the fight against corruption were the objective of a meeting of the CVM board at the headquarters of the Justice Ministry (MJ).

Bulgarian Prosecution Orders Check Over Construction of Fence Along Turkish Border

The Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation has announced that it had ordered the State Agency for National Security (SANS) to carry out an inspection in connection to the construction of the temporary fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border, reported BNR.

In March 2017, the Prosecutor General received a signal containing allegations of possible offenses and crimes.

Iohannis: Prosecutor-General should be amongst CSAT members

President Klaus Iohannis stated that he believes that the Prosecutor-General should be amongst the members of the Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT), given the perspective of modernizing the institutional infrastructure of the national security laws and of the CSAT law.

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Mexico rescues 458 children from squalid refuge amid abuse fears

Mexico said on Tuesday it had rescued 458 children from a vermin-infested refuge for abandoned boys and girls, some of whom it believes to have been sexually abused.
The attorney general's office said authorities raided a home known as "La Gran Familia" (The Big Family) in the western city of Zamora, following at least 50 complaints about its operators.