President Klaus Iohannis signed on Friday the decree promulgating the Law on the simplification of the adoption procedure, the Presidential Administration informs in a release to Agerpres.
The act amending and supplementing Law No. 273/2004 on adoption provides for simplified procedures, but also for a leave of maximum one year for parent and child to get used to one another.
The one-year leave is granted for children aged over two, at the parent’s request, and the monthly allowance is (3.4 x the reference social indicator), that is 1,700 lei.
For children aged less than two, the benefits are as per the child rearing legal provisions.
The law was adopted in March by the Chamber of Deputies, acting as decision-making body.