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Romanian Parliament votes Patriot missile purchase from US

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies approved yesterday the draft project for acquiring the first Patriot missile system with 278 positive votes, one negative vote and an abstention. This was the last approval needed to go on with this strategic purchase. Romania will most likely sign the contract with the United States Government by December 1. The The post Romanian Parliament votes Patriot missile purchase from US appeared first on Romania Insider .

Romania’s Fiscal Code sees 261 amendments this year

Romania’s Fiscal Code has seen 261 amendments this year, while the EU average amounts to 50, according to the National Council for Small and Medium-Sized Companies (CNIPMMR). “The average discussion period with social partners and stakeholders before modifying the legislation with an impact on the economic environment is three years (in the EU – e.n.). The post Romania’s Fiscal Code sees 261 amendments this year appeared first on Romania Insider .

Romanian Senate passes bill forcing NGOs to reveal all donors

The Romanian Senate has passed a bill changing the operating conditions of public utility non-governmental organizations (NGOs). One of the law’s most important provisions is that NGOs will have to reveal more details about their financing sources, including the names of their donors. The law was passed tacitly, meaning without a debate and vote because The post Romanian Senate passes bill forcing NGOs to reveal all donors appeared first on Romania Insider .

Prosecutors freeze Romanian SocDem leader’s assets

Romania’s anticorruption prosecutors froze all of Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea’s assets on Tuesday, November 21. Dragnea leads Romania’s governing party and is Chamber of Deputies speaker. The prosecutors’ measure is aimed at preventing the PSD leader from dissipating his assets as he is currently under investigation for abuse of office and EU The post Prosecutors freeze Romanian SocDem leader’s assets appeared first on Romania Insider .

Parliament committee asks for action on Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor

The parliamentary committee looking into a possible fraud in Romania’s 2009 presidential elections asked the justice minister to take action on the country’s chief anticorruption prosecutor after she declined repeatedly to attend the committee’s hearings. Laura Codruta Kovesi, the chief prosecutor of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA), refused for a fourth time to show up The post Parliament committee asks for action on Romania’s chief anticorruption prosecutor appeared first on Romania Insider .

Parliament speeds up adoption of Romanian Royal House bill

The Romanian Senate passed a proposal to adopt under an emergency procedure the bill that grants several advantages to Romania’s Royal House. According to the bill, the head of the Royal House will have the same status as former heads of state. The bill also grants the Royal House the right to use the Elisabeta The post Parliament speeds up adoption of Romanian Royal House bill appeared first on Romania Insider .

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