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RLWeek March 16-23, 2020: The Chambers of Deputies and the Senate shall meet in sessions by use of electronic means in exceptional situations. Some of the economic and fiscal-budgetary measures adopted in the context of the extraordinary circumstances triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak. The Penal Code was changed

Some of the economic and fiscal-budgetary measures adopted in the context of the extraordinary circumstances triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Penal Code was changed.

The Official Gazette no. 228 of March 20, 2020 published the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 28/2020 for the modification of Law no. 286/2099 of the Penal Code.

Thus, article 326 is modified and shall have the following content.

Art. 326

False statements

(1) The act of giving a false statement to an individual as mentioned in Art. 175 or before a body in which they carry out their activity, in order to produce legal consequences either for themselves or for another, when, according to the law or to the circumstances, the statement made is used to produce such consequence, shall be punishable by no less than 6 months and no more than 2 years of imprisonment or by a fine.

(2) The act provisioned for at in-line (1), made in order to hide the existence of a risk of spreading an infectious disease shall be punishable by no less than 1 and no more than 5 years of imprisonment or by a fine.

Article 352 is modified and shall have the following content:

Hindering disease control

Article 352. –

(1) Failure to comply with quarantine or hospitalization measures to prevent or combat infectious diseases shall be punished with imprisonment from 6 months to 3 years or with a fine.

(2) Failure to comply with the measures regarding the prevention or control of infectious diseases, if the act has caused the spread of such a disease, shall be punished with imprisonment from one to 5 years.

(3) The transmission, by any means, of an infectious contagious disease by a person that knows that he suffers from this disease shall be punished with imprisonment from 2 to 7 years and the prohibition of the exercise of some rights.

(4) If the deed provided in par. (2) is done with basic intent, the punishment is imprisonment from 6 months to 3 years or the fine.

(5) If by the facts provided in par. (1) and (2) results in the bodily injury of one or more persons, the punishment is the imprisonment from 2 to 7 years and the prohibition of the exercise of some rights, and if the death of one or more persons occurred, the punishment is imprisonment from 5 at 12 years and the prohibition of exercising certain rights

(6) If by the deed provided in par. (3) results in the bodily injury of one or more persons, the punishment is imprisonment of 3 to 10 years and the prohibition of the exercise of certain rights, and if the death of one or more persons occurred, the punishment is imprisonment of 7 to 15 years and the prohibition of the exercise of certain rights.

(7) If by the deed provided in par. (4) results in the personal injury of one or more persons , the punishment is imprisonment of one to 5 years and the prohibition of the exercise of certain rights, and if the death of one or more persons occurred, the punishment is imprisonment of 2 to 7 years and the prohibition of the exercise of certain rights.

(8) The attempt to the offense provided in par. (3) shall be punished.

(9) Quarantine means the restriction of activities and the separation from other persons, in specially designated spaces, of persons who are sick or who are suspected of being ill, in a way that prevents the possible spread of infection or contamination.

Likewise, after article 352 another article shall be inserted, 3521, with the following content:

Failure to disclose information

Art. 3521

– The omission of the person to disclose to medical professionals or to other persons among those provided in art. 175 or to a unit in which they carry out their activity some essential information regarding the possibility of coming into contact with an infected person with a contagious infectious disease is punished with imprisonment from 6 months to 3 years or with a fine.

Government Emergency Ordinance for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the current epidemiological context determined by the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.

The Presidential Decree on the state of emergency. Update: Approved by the Romanian Parliament.

Some of the modifications in nexus with the use of public roads.

The appointment of a new advocate general for the Court of Justice of the European Union.

In the Official Journal of the European Union series L-79 of March 16, 2020, Decision (EU) 2020/400 of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of March 11, 2020 appointing an Advocate General to the Court of Justice was published.

Thus, Jean Richard de la Tour was appointed as Advocate General at the Court of Justice for the period from March 23, 2020 to October 6, 2024. Jean Richard from the Tour will complete the remaining term of the term of Yves Bot, which expired in the summer of 2019.

The Chambers of Deputies and the Senate shall meet in sessions by use of electronic means in exceptional situations.

The Official Gazette no. 209 of March 14, 2020, published Decision no. 2/2020 regarding the completion of the Regulations of the joint activities of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.

The Decision introduces a new article, which stipulates that in exceptional situations, ascertained by the competent authorities, such as epidemics, pandemics, extreme natural phenomena, earthquakes, acts of terrorism and other situations that make it impossible for the parliamentarians to be present at the seat of Parliament, the meetings of the permanent offices of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, of the permanently assembled offices, of the Committee of the leaders of the parliamentary groups, the meetings of the specialized committees of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, as well as the meetings of the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies and of the plenary of the Senate or of the plenary of the reunited Chambers will be carried out by electronic means through a procedure that will be established by decision of the Permanent Meetings of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. The results of the vote will be recorded by the general secretaries of each Chamber separately and transmitted immediately to the parliamentarians who participated in the vote and the media. The decision to declare the exceptional situation is the responsibility of the Standing Bureau of each Chamber, after consulting the Committee of the leaders of the parliamentary groups.

Days off will be granted to parents in oder to supervise the children for the duration of temporary closing of education institutions.

Dragoș Lucian Ivan

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