RLWeek March 23-29, 2020: The Superior Council of Magistracy has established the list of the cases that will be tried during the state of emergency. The National Bank of Romania’s reference interest rate. The granting of the emergency situation certificates to the economic operators in the context of COVID-19

The Superior Council of Magistracy has established the list of the cases that will be tried during the state of emergency. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the light of the provisions of article 3 and article 6 of the… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> March 23-29, 2020: The Superior Council of Magistracy has established the list of the cases that will be tried during the state of emergency. The National Bank of Romania’s reference interest rate. The granting of the emergency situation certificates to the economic operators in the context of COVID-19

Details concerning a new set of measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

On 24 March 2020, a new military ordinance was passed – Military Ordinance No. 3/24 March 2020 (“Ordinance No. 3”) – which enforced new and more restrictive measures that must be observed throughout the state of emergency, which has come… Read moreDetails concerning a new set of measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

Emergency Situation Certificates: How to obtain them and what are their legal effects

This document contains a summary of the main provisions of Order No. 791/25 March 2020 of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment (the “Order”), which sets forth the procedure and conditions in which Emergency Situation Certificates (“ESC”) are… Read moreEmergency Situation Certificates: How to obtain them and what are their legal effects

Granting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of education institutions

Law No. 19/2020 on granting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of educational institutions (“Law 19/2020”) was published in the Official Gazette, Part I, No. 209, dated 14 March 2020 and entered into… Read moreGranting days off to parents to supervise their children in case of temporary closing of education institutions

Amendments to the Romanian Criminal Code. New offenses and more severe sanctions for disregarding obligations to prevent and combat the spread of contagious diseases

The current context of the rapid spread of COVID-19 virus has led to the adoption of an exceptional and expedient set of measures, including in criminal matters, to limit the infection of the population. These measures were taken, among other… Read moreAmendments to the Romanian Criminal Code. New offenses and more severe sanctions for disregarding obligations to prevent and combat the spread of contagious diseases

Romania activated the derogation from the application of the provisions of the European Convention of Human Rights in the context of the state of emergency generated by the COVID-19 epidemic

Article 15 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides for the possibility of the signatory states to derogate from the provisions guaranteeing the protection of fundamental human rights to the extent strictly required by the public danger situation… Read moreRomania activated the derogation from the application of the provisions of the European Convention of Human Rights in the context of the state of emergency generated by the COVID-19 epidemic

Details concerning the set of new measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective

Further to the entry into force of the Military Ordinance No. 2 of 21 March 2020 (“Ordinance No. 2”), a series of new measures have been adopted and must be complied with throughout the entire duration of the state of… Read moreDetails concerning the set of new measures to be complied with while the state of emergency is effective