Premier Viorica Dancila has invited the representatives of the associations of magistrates and of the Superior Council of the Magistracy (CSM) at the Victoria Palace on Monday, at 3.30 p.m., for talks on the judicial laws.
“Considering the opinions publicly expressed by various professional associations from the judicial system, Premier Viorica Dancila hereby invites one representative of each association of magistrates, as well as representatives of the CSM, at the Victoria Palace on Monday, 25 February 2019, 3.30 p.m., for talks on the judicial legislation,” the Government informs in a communique.
According to the mentioned source, “Premier Viorica Dancila assures the associations of magistrates that the Government is fully open to supporting all judicial system institutions in carrying out a fair act of justice, with the observance of the fundamental rights of citizens.”
Magistrates staged unprecedented protests at the end of last week, the prosecutor’s offices and courts thus expressing their discontent with the amendments that the Government brought to the judicial laws via an emergency ordinance initiated by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader. Prosecutor’s offices from all over the country announced, one by one, that they will suspend their activity.
Prosecutors and judges of several cities organised or announced to organise protests in the upcoming period against the emergency ordinance initiated by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader, including by suspending their judicial activity.
CSM plenary meeting to convene on Monday in order to debate effects of adopting of OUG 7/2019
The plenary sitting of the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) will convene on Monday, at 10:00hrs, solely to discuss the effects of adopting OUG No.7/2019, in view of the necessary demarches to be taken, the CSM press office informed.
“The Superior Council of Magistracy assures, in this way, both the body of magistrates and the public opinion, of its constant concern for strengthening the status of the judge and prosecutor position, necessary to effectively protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of the citizens,” the announcement posted on the website of the CSM shows.