RLWeek June 13-20, 2021: Amendments to law regarding cultural activities in open space. Teqball officially recognised as a sport in Romania.Requirements for live-line working on electrical installations.Law no. 278/2013 on industrial emissions amended and supplemented. Norms on wine grape harvesting for financing eligibility. Measures regarding reopening of nurseries, kindergartens and after-school programmes.

Amendments to law regarding cultural activities in open space. On Friday, the 11th of June 2021, Order no. 3107/851/2021 amending and supplementing the Annex to Order no. 3245/1805/2020 regarding measures for the prevention of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 as well… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> June 13-20, 2021: Amendments to law regarding cultural activities in open space. Teqball officially recognised as a sport in Romania.Requirements for live-line working on electrical installations.Law no. 278/2013 on industrial emissions amended and supplemented. Norms on wine grape harvesting for financing eligibility. Measures regarding reopening of nurseries, kindergartens and after-school programmes.

RLWeek May 17-23, 2021: Rules and exceptions to wearing a protective mask at work. The approval of the Agreement amending and reconfirming the Financing Agreement between Romania and the European Investment Fund. The amendment of a provision ref. to the leadership of the Interministerial Committee for Public Procurement. Law no. 146/2021 on electronic monitoring in judicial and enforcement criminal proceedings. UPDATE: clarifications from the ministry of internal affairs

Rules and exceptions to wearing a protective mask at work It was published in the Official Gazette, Part I no. 506 of May 14, 2021, Order no. 699/67/2021 for the modification of the Order of the Minister of Health and… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> May 17-23, 2021: Rules and exceptions to wearing a protective mask at work. The approval of the Agreement amending and reconfirming the Financing Agreement between Romania and the European Investment Fund. The amendment of a provision ref. to the leadership of the Interministerial Committee for Public Procurement. Law no. 146/2021 on electronic monitoring in judicial and enforcement criminal proceedings. UPDATE: clarifications from the ministry of internal affairs

RLWeek April 24-May 3, 2021: Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Project for the amendment and supplementing of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights. Project on the transposition of the Directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity. Legislative proposal for amending and supplementing Law no. 135/2010 on the Code of Criminal Procedure. Exemptions from the extended anti-dumping duty on certain bicycle components originating in China

Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic In the Official Gazette, Part I no. 457 of April 29, 2021, Law no. 114/2021 on some measures in the field of justice in the… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> April 24-May 3, 2021: Law on measures in the field of justice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Project for the amendment and supplementing of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights. Project on the transposition of the Directive on common rules for the internal market in electricity. Legislative proposal for amending and supplementing Law no. 135/2010 on the Code of Criminal Procedure. Exemptions from the extended anti-dumping duty on certain bicycle components originating in China

RLWeek April 19-25, 2021: Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. Law regarding quality assurance in the health system amended. EGO no. 105/2017 amending art. 23 (1) c regarding Game and hunting environment safety law rejected. Law approving EGO no. 60/2018 amending and supplementing certain laws in the work field. Certain general regulations regarding centralised natural gas markets.

Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. On Friday, the 16th of April 2021, the National Sanitary-Veterinary and Food Safety Agency set for public debate a draft Order amending Annex no. 3 to ANSVSA Order no. 96/2014… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> April 19-25, 2021: Certain tariffs in the sanitary-veterinary and food safety field amended. Law regarding quality assurance in the health system amended. EGO no. 105/2017 amending art. 23 (1) c regarding Game and hunting environment safety law rejected. Law approving EGO no. 60/2018 amending and supplementing certain laws in the work field. Certain general regulations regarding centralised natural gas markets.

Measures taken by Romania – the state of alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Romania has entered a state of alert as of May 18, 2020, in order to contain the spread of and fight against the effects of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, known as SARS-CoV-2. The state of alert has… Read moreMeasures taken by Romania – the state of alert amid the COVID-19 pandemic

RLWeek April 5-11, 2021: Modification of the adoption procedure. Amendment and completion of Law no. 185/2017 on quality assurance in the health system. Amendment of Regulation no. 3/2006 on the authorization, organization and operation of the Investor Compensation Fund

Amendment of Regulation no. 3/2006 on the authorization, organization and operation of the Investor Compensation Fund. Draft. On Thursday, April 8, 2021, the Financial Supervisory Authority has launched in public debate the draft Regulation for amending and supplementing Regulation no…. Read more<strong>RLWeek </strong>April 5-11, 2021: Modification of the adoption procedure. Amendment and completion of Law no. 185/2017 on quality assurance in the health system. Amendment of Regulation no. 3/2006 on the authorization, organization and operation of the Investor Compensation Fund

Discrimination issues in the context of the national vaccination campaign for SARS-CoV-2

Currently Romania undergoes a vaccination campaign for COVID-19. Vaccination is voluntary; Romania did not adopt any legislation to mandate vaccines – either directly, by imposing an obligation to take the vaccine on all persons, or certain categories of persons, or… Read moreDiscrimination issues in the context of the national vaccination campaign for SARS-CoV-2

RLWeek March 8 – 14, 2021: New provisions regarding ski slopes during state of emergency. Certain fiscal-budgetary measures and normative acts amended. Sanitary authorisations for medical assistance activities in hospitals extended. Law regarding explosive precursors. Equal opportunities and treatment of women and men and prevention of domestic violence bill. State of emergency extended on the territory of Romania

New provisions regarding ski slopes during state of emergency. On Monday, the 8th of March 2021, Order no. 47/273/169/61/2021 regarding preventative measures for SARS-CoV-2 contamination and ensuring the sanitary safety conditions of skiing specific activities and of ski slopes during the… Read more<strong>RLWeek</strong> March 8 – 14, 2021: New provisions regarding ski slopes during state of emergency. Certain fiscal-budgetary measures and normative acts amended. Sanitary authorisations for medical assistance activities in hospitals extended. Law regarding explosive precursors. Equal opportunities and treatment of women and men and prevention of domestic violence bill. State of emergency extended on the territory of Romania

Deloitte study: working from home reduces the stress level for Millennials and Generation Z

The flexible work arrangements, widely implemented amid COVID-19 pandemic, could be a solution to reduce the young generations’ stress level. Almost 70% of Millennials and 64% of Generation Z said the option of working from home in the future could… Read moreDeloitte study: working from home reduces the stress level for Millennials and Generation Z

PwC Women in Work Index: Progress for women in work could be back at 2017 levels by the end of 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 has increased labour market inequalities between women and men, with more women losing or giving up their jobs during the pandemic, according to the PwC Women in Work Index  report, which measures female economic empowerment across Organisation for Economic… Read morePwC Women in Work Index: Progress for women in work could be back at 2017 levels by the end of 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic