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ROMANIA - Urgent Opinion on three Laws concerning the justice system issued


Strasbourg, Council of Europe – Today the Venice Commission issued its Urgent Opinion on three Laws concerning the justice system of Romania: the Law on the Superior Council of Magistracy, the Law on the Judicial Organisation, and the Law on the Status of Judges and Prosecutors.

The request was made on 15 September 2022 by the Chair of the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Members States of the Council of Europe. On 25 October 2022, the Minister of Justice of Romania asked for this opinion to be dealt with under the urgent procedure. The Bureau of the Venice Commission approved the use of the urgent procedure on 26 October 2022.

The Urgent Opinion will be submitted for endorsement by the December plenary session of the Commission (Venice , 15-16 December 2022)




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