Supplementing the Statute of the lawyer profession

In the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 649 dated 27 August  2015 was published the Resolution no. 13/2015 of the Lawyers Congress for supplementing the Statute of the lawyer profession, adopted by Resolution no. 64/2011 of the National Union of Bars of Romania.

The above mentioned statute is supplemented with the following provisions:

1. It is prohibited for the lawyer exercising the specific activities of its profession (referred to in art. 3 of Law no. 51/1995) to cooperate in any way with natural or legal persons who perform, without right, acts or carry out activities specific to the lawyer profession. Violation of these provisions constitutes a serious disciplinary misconduct, punished with expulsion from the profession.

2. There may be members of the Bar Council Lawyers having outstanding debts on taxes and contributions established in order to form the budget of the National Association of Romanian Bars and of the bar, as well as the funds of the Lawyers Insurance House and its subsidiaries.

3. The honorary president of N.A.R.B, who is not a member of the governing bodies of the profession, may participate, without voting right, in the work of these bodies.

:: The Source: JURIDICE.ro

Adina Elena OPREA
Junior Lawyer

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