Constitutional Court of Romania: green lights for absolving tax-fraudsters

On 17 February 2021, Romania’s Constitutional Court rejected, as ungrounded, the plea of non-constitutionality raised by the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the Romanian government and the Romanian Ombudsman over Draft Law No. 241/2005 on the prevention and fight… Read moreConstitutional Court of Romania: green lights for absolving tax-fraudsters

Prosecution office to investigate environmental crimes – ‘unconstitutional’ on procedural grounds

On 30 September 2020, the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) approved the plea of constitutional non-compliance by the Romanian government for the Draft Law no. 121/2020 on the organisation and operation of the Directorate for Investigating Environmental Crimes (DIIM) and… Read moreProsecution office to investigate environmental crimes – ‘unconstitutional’ on procedural grounds

Wider scope in Romania for extended confiscation of goods in force begins today

On the 2 November 2020, the President of Romania promulgated Law No. 228/2020, which expands the scope of the extended confiscation of goods regulated by the Romanian criminal codes. Law 228 transposes into the national legislation certain provisions of the… Read moreWider scope in Romania for extended confiscation of goods in force begins today