The Minister of Justice, Catalin Predoiu, during a meeting with the experts of the European Commission on the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), said that one of the objectives for 2023 is to cover 85 per cent of DNA’s (National Anti-corruption Directorate) staff scheme.
According to a press release from the Ministry of Justice sent to Agerpres on Tuesday, Predoiu had an online meeting on Monday with the experts of the European Commission as part of the mission that monitors Romania’s progress regarding the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), with the analysis of the general and specific reform measures under the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice being among the items on the agenda.
As a general objective in the field of Justice, according to the same source, PNRR aims to ensure the independence of the judiciary, improve its quality and efficiency and intensify the fight against corruption, for which the following specific actions must be taken: adoption of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy by Q4 2021; approval of the development strategy of the judiciary by Q1 2022; transposition of the Directive on the protection of whistleblowers by Q1 2022; the implementation of the law for increasing the attributions of National Agency Administrating Seized Assets (ANABI) until Q2 2022; the implementation of the modifications of the Criminal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure, as a result of the decisions of the Constitutional Court, until Q4 2022.
For the years 2023-2025, specific actions must be taken such as: the implementation of the “Laws of Justice” by Q2 2023; reaching an occupancy rate of 85pct of the offices of prosecutor with the National Anti-corruption Directorate until Q2 2023; organizing training sessions (300 in total) for judges, prosecutors and public employees until Q4 2025; implementation at least 70pct of the measures in the National Anti-Corruption Strategy by Q4 2025; 50pct increase in the value of confiscated goods managed by ANABI until Q4 2025.
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