The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) ruled on Wednesday that the law passing the Government emergency resolution 77/2013 on measures regarding the local public administration operations, the number of positions and cost-reduction at public institutions and authorities under the Government, is unconstitutional, reads a press release of the Court. They passed, by vote majority, a complaint submitted by 61 PDL and PP-DD deputies. The deputies in question said the resolution 77/2013 is conflictive with article 115 line 6 of the Constitution, according to which “the emergency resolutions …. cannot affect the status of the fundamental state institutions. … . “ The complaint signees said that this resolution dismantled, with some exceptions, the vacant jobs at ministries, public institutions and authorities under the supervision, authority or coordination of the Government or ministries, regardless of the funding manner. They said in the complaint that several measures were adopted by the Government emergency resolution 37/2009 and 105/2009, which were also labelled unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court. The law to pass the resolution 77/2013 was adopted by the Parliament in December 2013.