New regulations regarding the security plan of assets

Starting with the 1st  of January 2016 the Government Decision no. 301/11 April 2012 (“GD no. 301”) will enter into force, approving the Methodological Norms for the application of Law no. 333/2003 on the protection of valuables and employees.

It establishes a number of new obligations for Romanian companies regarding the organization of security objectives which it operates. According to Law no. 333/2003, all companies are obliged to organize and guard their assets. The protection is organized and carried out according to the security plan, drawn up by the unit that holds these goods or values ​​under the authorization of the police. The novelty of the methodological norms approved by Government Decision no. 301 states that, starting with the 1st of January 2016, companies will have to conduct risk analysis through specialized structures by experts that hold occupational risk skills to asses the security status of the assets.

Risk analysis must ensure the physical security vulnerabilities, determine the level of exposure to serious incidents of a physical nature and indicate the necessary safeguards necessary to protect the objective.

GD. 301 provides for a series of 28 penalties for breaching the rules applicable in various situations.

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Dan Alexandru Negru

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