Romanian Judges’ Forum: Legislative proposals recently initiated by the Chamber of Deputies lack motivation, are retrograde and affect the independence of the judiciary

The Romanian Judges’ Forum draws public attention to the Chamber of Deputies legislative initiative issued by a group of eight Members of the Parliament on 31 October 2017 without a proper explanatory memorandum / statement of reasons (according to Article… Read moreRomanian Judges’ Forum: Legislative proposals recently initiated by the Chamber of Deputies lack motivation, are retrograde and affect the independence of the judiciary

Romanian Judges’ Forum regarding the salary rights of magistrates according to their current positions, regardless of their professional status

Regarding this proposal of the Minister of Justice to review the “laws of justice”, first of all, such an idea has never been debated, this being the first time such an amendment has been made, without any previous consultation with… Read moreRomanian Judges’ Forum regarding the salary rights of magistrates according to their current positions, regardless of their professional status

The Romanian Judges’ Forum on the abrogation of the legal provisions related to the taking over the budget of the other Courts by The High Court of Cassation and Justice

Related to the proposal made by the Justice Department concerning the review of the „justice laws”, when the Law no. 304/2004 was adopted, the goal was the ensuring of the independence and the stability of the Judges, regardless their level… Read moreThe Romanian Judges’ Forum on the abrogation of the legal provisions related to the taking over the budget of the other Courts by The High Court of Cassation and Justice

The Romanian Judges’ Forum on the setting up within the SCCP of a specialized directorate with the exclusive competence to carry out criminal prosecution for the acts committed by judges and prosecutors

Regarding this proposal of the Minister of Justice to review the “laws of justice”, first of all, such an idea has lacked explications about the necessity to implement such structure. A special structure is justified only with a special problem…. Read moreThe Romanian Judges’ Forum on the setting up within the SCCP of a specialized directorate with the exclusive competence to carry out criminal prosecution for the acts committed by judges and prosecutors

Romanian Judges’ Forum on the changes attempted to be made to the conditions of promoting within magistracy

Regarding this proposal made by the Minister of Justice to amend ”the justice laws”, the CVM reports welcoming the evolution of the magistracy indicated in a certain manner that a merit-based promotion ensures the foundation of an independent judiciary body,… Read moreRomanian Judges’ Forum on the changes attempted to be made to the conditions of promoting within magistracy

Romanian Judges’ Forum regarding the strict delimitation between the judges’ careers and the prosecutors’ careers

Regarding this proposal made by the Minister of Justice to amend ”the justice laws”, one has to take into account the fact that the contentious constitutional court has already mentioned by its Decision no.331 of April 3rd, 2007 referring to… Read moreRomanian Judges’ Forum regarding the strict delimitation between the judges’ careers and the prosecutors’ careers