The timeline below outlines the most important pieces of legislation generated by the Covid-19 outbreak and their main focus.

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Timeline

12 March 2021

Law No. 23/2021

Purpose: Approving GEO no. 120/2020 on establishment of support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

12 March 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 16/2021

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 110/2017 on the Support Program for SME – SME INVEST ROMANIA.

Main measures:

  • the budget of the state aid scheme is RON 1,832 million, the RON equivalent of approximately EUR 376.3 million;
  • the ceiling of the total guarantees that can be granted within the program is RON 15,000 million, out of which RON 1,000 million for the AGRO IMM INVEST Subprogram for the year 2021;
11 March 2021

Government Decision No. 293/2021

Purpose: Extending the alert status on the Romanian territory from an additional period of 30 days starting with 14 March 2021, as well as establishing the measures applied during such period to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

06 March 2021

Order 3459/280/2021 Of Minister Of Education And Minister Oh Health

Purpose: Amending Order no. 3235/93/2021 of Minister of Education and of Minster of Health for establishing organization measures for the activity within educational units/institutions under epidemiological safety conditions for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 virus diseases.

Main measures:

  • operating scenario of the educational unit/institution during the school/university year will be updated weekly depending on the epidemiological evolution;
  • the activities that require the physical presence of preschoolers and students in the educational units are not allowed, and the didactic activity is carried out exclusively online in the localities where the zonal quarantine measure is established;

the protective mask is compulsory for primary, secondary and high school students, as well as for students, and will be worn in classrooms, while moving around on the school premises and during breaks, both indoors and outdoors.

25 February 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 12/2021

Purpose: Amending Law no. 95/2006 on health care reform

Main measures:

  • establishing new attributions for the boards of directors of public hospitals, such as approving direct acquisitions exceeding the value of RON 50,000 and the right to propose an external audit on all activities carried out in the hospital.
  • introducing the possibility for the Minister of Health to grant from the Minister’s reserve humanitarian aid free of charge or as donations to institutions or authorities with responsibilities in the health field in other states, consisting of drugs, serums, vaccines, disinfectants, insecticides, medical devices, assistive technologies and devices and other specific materials, in order to prevent or resolve emergencies arising from epidemics, pandemics, disasters or natural disasters;
24 February 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 10/2021

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 224/2020 on establishing measures for the provision of financial support to tourism enterprises, accommodation structures, foodservice operators and travel agencies, whose activity has been affected in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as some fiscal measures, with payment of the corresponding amounts to be made by 30 June 2022;

18 February 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 8/2021

Purpose: Establishing fiscal-budgetary measures and amending certain normative acts.

Main measures:

  • postponing the pensions’ increase until 2022;
  • military personnel, police officers, civil servants having a special status in the penitentiary administration and civilian personnel in defense public institutions no longer benefit of holiday vouchers in 2021;
11 February 2021

Decision No. 9/2021 Of The National Emergency Situation Committee

Purpose: Approving the list of countries/areas/territories with a high epidemiological risk for which the quarantine measure is established on every person arriving in Romania from them, establishing rules for the application of quarantine measures and exceptions thereto.

Main measures:

  • updating the list of countries/areas/territories with a high epidemiological risk;
  • introducing the quarantine exception for people vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with the second dose included and for which at least 10 days have elapsed
11 February 2021

Order No. 20/2021 Of The Ministry Of Defense

Purpose: Approving the Methodological Norms on granting the salary increase provided in art. 4 par. (3) of the GEO no. 147/2020 on granting days off for parents in order to supervise children, in case of limitation or suspension of teaching activities that involve the actual presence of children in schools and early childhood education units, following the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

11 February 2021

Government Decision No. 35/2021

Purpose: Extending the alert status on the Romanian territory from an additional period of 30 days starting with 12 February 2021, as well as establishing the measures applied during such period to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 February 2021

Order No. 138/2021 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Amending Order No. 555/2020 of The Minister of Health on the approval of the Plan of measures for the hospitals’ preparation in the context of the coronavirus epidemic COVID-19, of the List of hospitals providing healthcare to patients tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus in phase I and phase II and of the List with support hospitals for patients tested positive or suspected of having the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

9 February 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 7/2021

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 3/2021 on establishing measures for the recruitment and payment of staff involved in the COVID-19 vaccination process and the establishment of measures in the field of health.

5 February 2021

Order No. 3235/93/2021 Of Minister of Education

Purpose: Organization measures for the activity within educational units/institutions under epidemiological safety conditions for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 virus diseases.

Main measures:

  • introducing the procedures and compulsory measures for the prevention and control of SARS-CoV-2 virus diseases to be applied in pre-university/related educational establishments/educational institutions, in order to ensure the right to education and the right to health for the primary beneficiaries, students and staff in the national education system;
  • the same procedures and measures apply while engaged in educational and recreational activities, for reinforcing students’ skills or accelerating the learning process, as well as while engaged in remedial learning activities carried out with the physical presence in educational establishments within the “School after School” programs.
22 January 2021

Order No. 23/15/2021 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Amending Order No. 874/81/2020 of the Minister of Heath on establishing the obligation to wear a protective mask, epidemiological triage and mandatory hand disinfection to prevent contamination with SARS-CoV-2 virus during the state of alert.

21 January 2021

Government Decision No. 12/2021

Purpose: Amending Government Decision No. 1031/2020 on approving the Covid-19 Vaccination Strategy in Romania.

Main measures:

  • introducing new categories of people in the Vaccination Stage II, such as people presenting a degree of disability, immobilized people, key staff in state institutions, Romanian maritime and river navigation personnel, agricultural workers.
20 January 2021

Order No. 10/11/M.15/47/2021 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Amending Order No. 2.171/181/M.223/4.380/2020 of the Minister of Health establishing the Norms on the authorization, organization, and operation of vaccination centers against COVID-19.

12 January 2021

Government Decision No. 3/2021

Purpose: Extending the state of alert on the Romanian territory for another 30 days starting with January 13, 2021, as well as establishing the measures to be applied during such period for the prevention and combating of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

7 January 2021

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 2/2021

Purpose: Amending Law no. 55/2020 for introducing the possibility to suspend activities that require the physical presence of pre-schoolers, pre-schoolers and students in schools and continuing teaching activities online during the period 11 January 2021-8 February 2021.

31 December 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 226/2020

Purpose: Establishing fiscal-budgetary measures, amending certain normative acts and extending certain legal deadlines.

Main measures:

  • extending until 31 March 2021 the deadlines for submitting:
    • the application for the simplified rescheduling of the fiscal obligations according to GEO no. 181/2020
    • the application for the annulment of ancillary obligations
    • the refund period with subsequent control of VAT (with certain exceptions)
  • establishing the computation method for the taxes and social contributions due by individuals benefiting from the support allowance according to GEO no. 30/2020;
  • introducing a VAT exemption with the right of deduction in the case of deliveries of vaccines and devices for the diagnosis of COVID-19, as well as in the case of vaccination and related testing services.
31 December 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 220/2020

Purpose: Establishing social protection measures after 1 January 2021 in the context of the pandemic of Covid-19, for example, measures to support employers and employees. Such as:

  • Employers shall benefit for a period of 12 months of a monthly indemnity of 50% of the employees’ income, but not more than 2,500 lei, for each employee from specific categories they hire between 1 January 2021 and 1 September 2021 for an indefinite period, full time. Employers who terminate the individual employment contracts earlier than 24 months must fully reimburse the received amounts, plus interest;
  • Employers may be granted, at their choice, the reimbursement of 41.5% of the received income from the unemployment insurance budget, but no more than 41.5% of the national average income, for up to 3 months until 30 June 2021, for the employees that conclude individual employment contracts for a fixed period of up to 3 months.
29 December 2020

Order No. 1.586/2020 Of The Ministry of Investment and European Projects

Purpose: Amending Order of the Minister of Investment and European Projects no. 1.060/2.8572020 on the approval of the financial mechanism for the transfer of amounts related to grants due to beneficiaries under the State aid scheme to support the activity of SMEs in the context of the economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

11 December 2020

Government Decision No. 1065/2020

Purpose: Extending the status of alert on the Romanian territory from an additional period of 30 days starting with 14 December 2020, as well as establishing the measures applied during such period to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

10 December 2020

Order No. 1709/1531/2020 Of The Minister Labour And Social Protection

Purpose: Amending the annex to the Order of the Minister of Labor and Social Protection and of the Minister of Youth and Sports no. 742/493/2020 regarding the approval of the model of the documents provided in art. XV par. (2) of the GEO no. 30/2020 for amending and supplementing some normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, with amendments and completions brought by GEO no. 32/2020 for the amendment and completion of the GEO no. 30/2020 for amending and supplementing some normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and for establishing additional social protection measures.

10 December 2020

Order No. 1707/3436/2020 Of The Minister Labour And Social Protection

Purpose: Amending the annex to the Order of the Minister of Labor and Social Protection and of the Minister of Culture no. 743/2.802/2020 regarding the approval of the model of the documents provided in art. XV par. (4) of the GEO no. 30/2020 for amending and supplementing some normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, with amendments and completions brought by GEO no. 32/2020 for the amendment and completion of the GEO no. 30/2020 for amending and supplementing some normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and for establishing additional social protection measures.

9 December 2020

Law No. 282/2020

Purpose: Approving GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth.

Main measure:

  • Extension of the time during which employers can apply reduction of work time until the expiry of 3 months from the end of state of emergency/state of alert;
  • Interdiction for the employer to hire staff to perform activities identical or similar to those performed by employees whose working time has been reduced, as well as to subcontract related activities at the level of subsidiary, branch or other secondary offices;
  • employers whose employees have worked at least 15 working days in telework during the state of emergency or of alert are entitled to a financial support of RON 2,500 granted to employers for each teleworker for acquiring telework related goods or services.
9 December 2020

Government Decision No. 1046/2020

Purpose: Amending Government Decision no. 719/2020 for the approval of the settlement and payment procedure of the amounts granted based on the GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth and extending the application of the measures provided by the art. 1 (1) and 3. (1) of GEO no. 132/2020 (on reduction of work time by up to 50% with a related indemnity benefitting the employee) until 30 June 2021

8 December 2020

Order No. 6122/2020 Of The Minister Of Education And Research

Purpose: Amending Order of the Minister of Education and Research no. 5.972/2020 for the suspension of activities that involve the physical presence of pre-schoolers and students in pre-university education units.

Main measures:

  • suspension of school activities involving physical presence of pre-schoolers and students during the period 9 December 2020-23 December 2020.
7 December 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 211/2020

Purpose: Extending the application of certain social protection measures adopted in the context of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as modification of GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth.

Main measures:

  • The measures provided under art. XI and XV of GEO no. 30/2020 are extended until 30 June 2021, in all the all fields of activity provided by Law no. 55/2020;
  • If the employer’s activity was suspended following an epidemiological review by the local public health directorates, employees are entitled to an indemnity during the entire period in which the activity is suspended, until maximum 30 June 2021;
  • employers may reduce the employees’ salary by up to 80% of the monthly duration, after prior information and consultations with the syndicate / employees’ representatives / employee.
7 December 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 209/2020

Main Measures:

  • introducing sanctions for family doctors for breaches of the contract between the medical services providers in primary health care under which the family doctors and the health insurance companies operate.
  • people subject to Covid-19 isolation measures prior to the entry into force of the emergency government ordinance benefit from medical leave based on certificates issued by the family doctor within 30 days.
4 December 2020

Order No. 335/4225/2078/1730/2020 Of Minster of Agriculture And Rural Development

Purpose: Approving the Regulation on the activity of agri-food markets, including flying markets, during the alert state established in Romania, establishing the measures to be applied during this period to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4 December 2020

Government Decision No. 1038/2020

Purpose: Amending Government Decision no. 967/2020 on the extension of the alert status on the Romanian territory.

Main measures:

  • Allowing the movement, without restrictions, of the people involved in organizing the elections,
  • Allowing unrestricted movement between 6 December 2020, 5 am, and 7 December, 1 am.
3 December 2020

Government Decision No. 1031/2020

Purpose: Approving the COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy.

3 December 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance 205/2020

Purpose: Approving the State aid scheme supporting the activity of wine producers i in the context of the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

2 December 2020

Order No. 3396/2020 Of The Minister Of European Funds And Of The Minister Of Economy, Energy And Business Environment

Purpose: Approving the Procedure for implementing the “Grants to SMEs for investment purposes” within the state aid scheme established pursuant to GEO no. 130/2020 on certain measures for granting of financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Competitiveness 2014-2020 Operational Program, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as other measures in the field of European funds.

26 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 200/2020

Purpose: Amending GEO No. 60/2019 on measures for settling fiscal and budgetary obligations, as well as certain measures on payment obligations related to loans from privatization revenues and loans contracted by the Romanian state from credit institutions and sub-borrowed to economic operators.

26 November 2020

Law No. 269/2020

Purpose: Approving with certain modifications GEO no. 144/2020 on certain measures for the allocation of non-reimbursable external funds for educational activities under preventive conditions for the school/university year 2020/2021 in the context of the risk of coronavirus infection SARS-CoV-2.

25 November 2020

Order No. 1673/2020 Of The Minister Labour And Social Protection

Purpose: Approval of the Collaboration Procedure between payments and social inspection agencies and territorial labour inspectorates for verifying the day laborers benefitting from the support measure provided in art. 4 of the GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth.

20 November 2020

Government Decision No. 385/2020

Purpose: Establishing the National Coordinating Committee for SARS-CoV-2 vaccination.

19 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 199/2020

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 130/2020 on granting of financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Competitiveness 2014-2020 Operational Program , in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as other measures in the field of European funds

Main measures:

  • Micro-grants are awarded on the basis of a state aid contract concluded also with Individual enterprises and Family enterprises;
  • Amending the conditions that must be cumulatively met by a beneficiary;
  • Amending the value of the funds allocated for working capital grants;
  • Entry into force of the amendments of the state aid scheme – Support for SMEs as of the communication date of the related European Commission authorization decision.
19 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 198/2020

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 147/2020 on granting days off for parents to supervise children, in case of limitation or suspension of teaching activities that involve the actual presence of children in schools and early childhood education units, following the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, in order for such to be applicable also for the period November 2020 -31 December 2020.

19 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 197/2020

Purpose: Introducing measures in the field of healthcare to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Main Measures:

  • During the alert state, resident doctors, regardless of the year of residency training, and the doctors practicing the profession with limited competencies may also ensure investigations and treatment for patients suspected and confirmed with COVID-19;
  • Measures on the volunteering activity of medical students in support of health units and pre-hospital emergency services .
13 November 2020

Government Decision No. 967/2020

Purpose: Extending the alert status on the Romanian territory from an additional 30 days period starting with 14 November 2020, as well as establishment of the measures to be applied during such time to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

13 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 195/2020 on measures in the field of the Trade Register

Main measures: Extension by 9 months from the entry into force of the emergency ordinance of the following measures introduced by GEO no. 70/2020 regarding regarding the activity of the National Office of the Trade Register:

  • the activity of the trade registry is carried out mainly by electronic means/by correspondence;
  • the affidavits that are annexed to the registration application / other applications may have the form of a private deed or electronic form and may be submitted with the trade registry, without any other formality, by electronic means, with the electronic signature attached or by mail and courier;
  • the signature specimen is submitted with the trade registry either legalized by the notary public, certified by a lawyer or in the form of a private deed or can be given at the trade registry.
9 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 194/2020

Purpose: Supplementing GEO no. 11/2020 on medical emergency stocks, as well as certain measures related to quarantine establishment

9 November 2020

Order No. 5972/2020 Of The Minister Of Education

Purpose: Suspension of activities that involve the physical presence of pre-schoolers and students in pre-university education units.

6 November 2020

Government Decision No. 935/2020

Purpose: Amending annexes no. 2 and 3 to Government Decision no. 856/2020 on the extension of the state of alert on the Romanian territory starting with October 15, 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during such time to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Main measures:

  • Wearing a protective mask so as to cover the nose and mouth is mandatory for all persons who have reached the age of 5 in all open public spaces;
  • ban of people circulation during 23 pm -5 am except for specific reasons and obligation of certain economic operators to organize their activity within the 5 am – 21 pm time interval;
  • Suspension of the activity of closed agri-food markets, fairs, mixed flea markets, with the exemption of agri-food markets that can be organized in open public areas;
6 November 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 192/2020

Purpose: Amending Law no. 55/2020 on certain measures for preventing and combating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to amend letter a) in art. 7 of Law no. 81/2018 on telework

Main measures:

  • General obligation to wear a protective mask within public spaces (regardless of whether they are closed or open), commercial spaces, means of public transport and at work;
  • Obligation for employers to introduce work at home or in telework, where possible.
3 November 2020

Order No. 1839/2020 Of The Ministry Of Health

Purpose: Amending Order of the Minister of Health no. 905/2020 for the approval of the Methodology regarding the filling, without competition, of vacant or temporarily vacant positions within the Ministry of Health and units subordinated, coordinated and under the authority of the Ministry of Health, including public executive and management positions, for a determined period, in the context of the alert status established on the Romanian territory.

30 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 191/2020

Purpose: Extension of the deadlines for the submission of documents provided for by associations and foundations, as well as legal persons registered with the trade register.

Main measure:

  • The deadline for submitting the ultimate beneficiary owner statement for companies as well as that for associations and foundations was extended to 90 days from the end of the alert state;
  • The ultimate beneficiary owner statement may be submitted in the form of a document under private signature or under electronic form and may be sent to the trade register office by electronic means, with electronic signature, or by postal and courier services.
30 October 2020

Law No. 220/2020

Purpose: Approving GEO no. 130/2020 on certain measures for granting financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Competitiveness 2014-2020Operational Program, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis , as well as other measures in the field of European funds.

29 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 187/2020

Purpose: Amending GEO no. 144/2020 on certain measures for the allocation of non‑reimbursable external funds necessary for educational activities under preventive conditions for the school/university year 2020/2021 in the context of the risk of coronavirus infection SARS-CoV-2 – Government of Romania.

29 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 186/2020

Purpose: Establishing urgent measures to ensure the need for doctors during the epidemiological risk generated by the COVID-19 pandemic and to amend art. 11 of Law no. 55/2020 on some measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 (for example prolongation of certain terms, filling a vacancy, etc.).

29 October 2020

Order No. 1808/1466/2020 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Approving the Methodological Guide for the prevention of COVID-19 infection in social services for children and social services for adults with disabilities.

28 October 2020

Order No. 1822/1105/2020 Of The Health Insurance House

Purpose: Implementation of certain provisions of GEO no. 180/2020 for amending Law no. 136/2020 establishing the measures in the field of public health in situations of epidemiological and biological risk, GEO no. 158/2005 on leave and social health insurance benefits, as well as for the establishment of measures regarding the granting of sick leave.

Main measures:

  • Approving the rights and obligations of health insurance companies and health care providers;
  • Approving the model contract between the medical services providers in primary health care under which the family doctors and the health insurance companies operate.
27 October 2020

Order No. 1819/2020 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Amending Order no. 1.513/2020 of the Minister of Health for the approval of the plans regarding the application method of public health measures in situations of epidemiological risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus by the county public health directorates and of the Bucharest municipality, by the National Institute of Public Health, by the sanitary units, as well as by the county ambulance services and the Bucharest-Ilfov Ambulance Service and family physicians

27 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 182/2020

Purpose: Supplementing GEO no. 147/2020 on granting days off for parents to supervise children, in case of limitation or suspension of educational activities that involve the actual presence of children in schools and early childhood education units, following the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as art. 6 of GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth

26 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 181/2020

Purpose: Fiscal and budgetary measures and extension of certain deadlines.

Main measures:

  • Approval of the rescheduling for a period of up to 12 months of main and ancillary fiscal obligations matured after the state of emergency was declared and unsettled by the issuance of the fiscal certificate, managed by the tax authority, under certain conditions;
  • Expenditures on the equivalent of COVID-19 diagnostic medical tests, performed for carrying out the activity, in order to detect and prevent the spread of the virus, will be deductible when calculating the net income from independent activities determined in the real system;
  • The equivalent value of the expenses incurred by the employer/payer for COVID-19 diagnostic medical tests performed at the initiative of the employer for the detection and prevention of coronavirus for its employees will not represent taxable income and will not be included in the monthly calculation of social insurance contributions;
  • The period in which no interest and penalties will be calculated for debts due staring with 21 March 2020, and in which enforcement is suspended or is not to commence, was extended until 25 December 2020;
  • The deadline for the VAT refund with subsequent control was extended until 25 January 2021.
26 October 2020

Order No. 2880/2020 Of The Minster Of Public Finances

Purpose: Approving the financial mechanism for transferring the amounts related to the de minimis aid due to the beneficiaries within the de minimis aid scheme related to the Support Program for Small and Medium Enterprises “SME LEASING OF EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY” from the budget of the Ministry of Public Finance – General actions to the National Guarantee Fund of Loans for Small and Medium Enterprises – SA – IFN, of the model of the Convention on the Implementation of the SME LEASING EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY Support Program, of the Model Convention for the Guarantee and Payment of De minimis Aid for the SME Support Equipment Program “SME LEASING OF EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY”, of the guarantee contract, of the document, as well as for determining the level of the risk commission and the administration commission for the year 2020.

26 October 2020

Order No. 3245/1805/2020 Of the Minister Of Culture

Purpose: Implementation of measures for preventing the contamination with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and to ensure safe health activities in the field of culture

23 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 180/2020

Purpose: Amending Law no. 136/2020 establishing measures in the field of public health in situations of epidemiological and biological risk, of GEO no. 158/2005 on leave and social health insurance benefits, as well as for the establishment of measures regarding the granting of sick leave.

Main measures:

  • Introduction of sanctions applied by the health insurance companies to family doctors that fail to fulfill their contractual obligations;
  • Medical leave certificates shall be issued by family doctors on the basis of the documents issued by the public health directorates (DSP) and for the period stated in those documents.
23 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 179/2020

Purpose: Establishing measures for ensuring the necessary human resources for the institutions of the national defense system, public order and national security, the Minister of Health and subordinated units, health units and social assistance services in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Main measures:  the personnel employed without contest may be maintained in activity beyond the term for which they had been employed, for a duration corresponding to the one provided in article 27 (1) of Law no. 55/2020 on measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, as subsequently amended and supplemented (i.e. up to 30 days past the end of the alert status).

23 October 2020

Order No. 1801/2020 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Extending the validity terms set forth by article 1 (1) and article 2 (1) of the Order no. 672/2020 of the Minister of Health for the approval of the List of medical devices necessary for ensuring the prevention and treatment of diseases associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection, the distribution of which is temporarily suspended, as well as measures to ensure the supply of medicines with an increased risk of discontinuity on the national market.

19 October 2020

Order No. 3083/2020 Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Approval of the Procedure for the implementation of the “Grants for working capital granted to SMEs” within the state aid scheme established by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 130/2020 on certain measures for granting financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Competitiveness 2014-2020 Operational Program, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as other measures in the European funds field.

16 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 174/2020

Purpose: Amending a series of normative acts regulating the financial support activity from non‑reimbursable external funds, in the context of the crisis caused by COVID-19

Main measures: Amending the procedures and criteria for extending grants totalling approx. EUR 1 billion from European Union’s budget and the national budget, e.g. the Emergency Ordinance changes the scoring grid for the EUR 50,000-200,000 investment grants (the third measure of the program) for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

15 October 2020

Government Decision No. 862/2020

Purpose: Approval of the conditions for granting a state guarantee in favour of Blue Air Aviation – S.A. for compensating the economic losses incurred in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 171/2020

Purpose: Amending Article 58 of the National Education Law no. 1/2011, with main measures including:

  • value of educational tickets for the school years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 is capped at 0,4 ISR (social reference index);
  • possibility to opt for the electronic educational tickets.
14 October 2020

Government Decision No. 856/2020

Purpose: Extension of the alert status on the Romanian territory for another 30 days starting with 15 October 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during such period to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

12 October 2020

Order No. 1468/2020 of the Minister of Labour and Social Protection

Purpose: Amending Appendix no. 1 of the Order of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection no. 741/2020 for the approval of the model of the documents provided at art. XII para. (1) of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 30/2020 for amending certain normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

9 October 2020

Government Decision No. 841/2020

Purpose: Amending Appendix no. 3 of the Government Decision no. 782/2020, including by limiting access to religions processions or pilgrimages to persons located in another town

5 October 2020

Order No. 2989/2020 of the Minister of Economy, Energy and Business Environment

Purpose: Approving the Procedure for implementing the measure “Micro-grants from non-reimbursable external funds” within the state aid scheme established by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 130/2020 on measures for the granting of financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Operational Program Competitiveness 2014-2020, in the context of the crisis caused by COVID-19, as well as other measures in the field of European funds.

5 October 2020

Order No. 2.803/2020 of the Minister of Public Finance

Purpose: Amending Order no. 1886/2020 of the Minister of Public Finance on the approval of the financial mechanism for the transfer of amounts related to grants due to beneficiaries under the State aid scheme supporting the activity of SMEs in the context of the economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic from the Ministry of Public Finance – General actions to the National Fund Loan Guarantee for Small and Medium Enterprises – SA – IFN, of the model of the Convention on the implementation of the Support Program for Small and Medium Enterprises “SME INVEST ROMANIA”, of the model of the Convention for guaranteeing and payment of grants, of the guarantee contract, of the document, as well as for establishing the level of risk commission and the administration commission for the year 2020.

5 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 166/2020

Purpose – Amending Law no. 173/2020 regarding certain measures for national interest protection within the economic activity.

Measures: Important modifications of the scope of the law including amendment of the more general  term of „state participations” with that of „shares held by the state”.

2 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 168/2020

Purpose – Amending Government Emergency Ordinance no. 70/2020 regarding the regulation of some measures, starting with May 15, 2020, in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, for the extension of specific deadlines, for the amendment of Law no. 227/2015 on the Fiscal Code, of the National Education Law no. 1/2011, as well as other normative acts.

Measure: During the state of alert, the governing bodies of associations and foundations may decide to amend the summoning time limits provided in the articles of association, including by reducing them to 24 hours.

2 October 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance no. 167/2020

Purpose: Approving measures to support the activity of certain regional airports in the context of the economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic and to amend and supplement the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 139/2020 on the legal framework for granting state aid to the Company “Romanian National Air Transport Company – TAROM” – S.A. and Blue Air Aviation – S.A. for compensating the economic losses incurred in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2 October 2020

Government Decision no. 820/2020

Purpose: Amending Government Decision no. 140/2018 for the approval of service packages and the Framework Contract regulating the conditions for providing medical assistance, medicines and medical devices within the social health insurance system for the years 2018-2019, as well as for establishing measures in the field of national health programs, in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

1 October 2020

Government Decision no. 783/2020

Purpose: Amending Government Decision no. 1680/2008 for the establishment of a state aid scheme regarding the assurance of sustainable economic development, Government Decision no. 753/2008 for the establishment of a state aid scheme regarding regional development by stimulating investments and Government Decision no. 797/2012 on the establishment of a state aid scheme to support investments that promote regional development through the use of new technologies and job creation, in the sense of extending, upon request, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the monitoring deadline for projects of investment with financing agreements issued until June 30, 2014.

30 September 2020

Order no. 5650/1670/2020 of the Minister of Education and Research and of the Minister of Health

Purpose: Approving the Guide on the establishment of health and protection measures in higher education institutions during the pandemic of COVID-19.

29 September 2020

Law no. 211/2020

Purpose: Approving GEO no. 92/2020 on active support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as for the amendment of some normative acts

28 September 2020

Law no. 210/2020

Purpose: Amending Law no. 136/2020 establishing measures in the field of public health in situations of epidemiological and biological risk and establishing the procedural aspects related to court challenging of administrative acts issued by public health authorities under Law no. 136/2020

28 September 2020

Law no. 209/2020

Measures: Providing specific measures for crossing the Romanian state border and facilitating border crossing by frontier workers.

25 September 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 162/2020

Purpose: Amending the GEO no. 70/2020 and extending the time limit for the application of certain public health measures until 31 December 2020. Specific exemptions from paperwork requirements for telemedicine.

25 September 2020

Order no. 281/2020 of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

Purpose – Helping economic agents within the wine sector to cope with the issues of COVID‑19 pandemic for example by providing a least bureaucratic way to amend investment programs.

24 September 2020

Order No. 1219/1634/2020 of the Minister of Youth and Sports and of the Minister of Health

Purpose: Approval of the regulations on the conditions to be observed for access to sports facilities, for the practice of individual outdoor sports, for the outdoors practice of team sports, for the resumption of swimming activities in indoor and outdoor pools in Romania, for carrying out sports activities indoors, respectively carrying out physical training activities in fitness and aerobics

24 September 2020

Order No. 1628/2020 of the Minister of Health

Purpose: ensuring the optimal conditions for pediatric hospital medical assistance during the alert status, in context of the SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic.

16 September 2020

Government Decision No. 778/2020

Purpose: Amending GD no. 282/2020 for the approval of the Methodological Norms for the application of the GEO no. 110/2017 on the Support Program for SME – SME INVEST ROMANIA.

14 September 2020

Government Decision No. 766/202015 September 2020

Purpose: The approval of the Methodological Norms for the application of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 118/2020 on the approval of the Support Program for Small and Medium Enterprises “SME LEASING OF EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY”, as well as the De minimis Aid Scheme related to the Support Program for Small and Medium Enterprises “SME LEASING OF EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY”.

Main measuers:

  • The aid consists in:
    • financing of a maximum percentage of 80% of the financing value for the acquisition of IT equipment and information technology,
    • financing of a maximum of 60% of the value of the financing for the purchase of technological machinery, vehicles for transporting goods and persons used for commercial purposes.
  • The Beneficiary may request the financing of financial leasing type for one or more movable goods within the Program in the maximum cumulated value of 5,000,000 lei.
  • The de minimis aid consists in state guarantees, subsidized interest rates, subsidized administratuve commissions.
14 September 2020

Government Decision No. 782/2020

Purpose: The extension of the alert status on the Romanian territory starting with September 15, 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during it to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Main measures:

  • the organization and conduct of cinemas, of performance and/or concerts institutions are allowed, without exceeding 50% of the maximum capacity of the space;
  • private events indoor are allowed for a maximum of 50 people;
  • private events in open spaces are allowed for a maximum of 100 people;
  • the activity of economic operators carrying out activities of preparation, marketing and consumption of food and/or alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, such as restaurants and cafes, inside buildings, is allowed under certain conditions (rate of infections);
  • provisions for the safe conduct of the electoral campaign events and proceedings (epidemiological triage, wearing of masks, keeping of 1 m distance, maximum number of participants).
11 September 2020

Order No. 1060/2857/2020 Of The Minister Of European Funds And Of The Minister Of Economy, Energy And Business Environment

Purpose: The approval of the State aid scheme – Support for SMEs to overcome the economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Main measures:

  • The state aid consists in micro-grants in a fixed amount for working capital, grants for working capital, grants for investments in productive activities;
  • The amount granted is from 2000 euro to 200.000 euro depending on the type of aid.
10 September 2020

Order No. 1376/2020 Of The Minister Labour And Social Protection

Purpose: The establishing the manner of granting financial support and the categories of goods that can be purchased according to art. 6 para. (1) of the GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as for stimulating employment growth.

10 September 2020

Order No. 1375/2020 Of The Minister Labour And Social Protection

Purpose: Approval of the application and affidavit models provided in art. 2 para. (3) of the GEO no. 147/2020 on granting days off for parents to supervise children, in case of limitation or suspension of teaching activities that involve the actual presence of children in schools and early childhood education units, following the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

8 September 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 159/2020

Purpose: Financing of SME and the HORECA sector for the installation of photovoltaic panel systems for the production of electricity with an installed power between 27 kWp and 100 kWp required for own consumption and delivery of surplus in the National Energy System, as well as  22 kW recharging stations for plug-in hybrid electric and electric vehicles through the “ELECTRIC UP” Financing Program.

4 September 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 154/2020

Purpose: Establishment of measures to support young farmers.

4 September 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 153/2020

Purpose: Establishment of fiscal measures to stimulate the maintenance/increase of equity, as well as for the amendment of certain normative acts.

Main measures:

  • reductions of the annual profit tax/income tax of micro-enterprises/activity-specific tax;
  • the reductions are from 2% up to 10 % depending on the rate of equity increase.
1 September 2020

Order No. 1493/2788/149/2020 Of The Minister of Health, Of The Minister Of Economy, Energy And Business Environment and of And Of The National Sanitary Veterinary And Food Safety Authority

Purpose: Approval of the Norm on establishing specific measures to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus for the activities of preparation, marketing and consumption of food or alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in public catering establishments such as restaurants and cafes inside buildings, as well as in specially designed spaces outside buildings.

31 August 2020

Government Decision No. 729/2020

Purpose: Amendment of annex no. 3 to the Government Decision no. 668/2020 on the extension of the alert status on the Romanian territory starting with 16 August 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during it to prevent the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Main measure:

  • the organization and conduct of cinemas, of performance or concerts institutions are allowed, without exceeding 50% of the maximum capacity of the space;
  • private events indoor are allowed for a maximum of 50 people;
  • private events in open spaces are allowed for a maximum of 100 people;
  • the activity of economic operators carrying out activities of preparation, marketing and consumption of food and/or alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, such as restaurants and cafes, inside buildings, is allowed under certain conditions (rate of infections).
31 August 2020

Government Decision No. 719/2020

Purpose: Approval of the settlement and payment procedure of the amounts granted based on the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of SARS-CoV-2, as well as for stimulating employment growth.

28 August 2020

Government Decision No. 713/2020

Purpose: Amendment of annexes no. 2 and 3 to the Government Decision no. 668/2020 on the extension of the alert status on the Romanian territory starting with 16 August 2020, as well as the establishment of the measures applied during it to prevent the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Main measure:

  • Provisions for the safe conduct of events/meetings during the election campaign.
28 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 147/2020

Purpose: Granting free days for parents to supervise children, in case of limitation or suspension of teaching activities that involve the actual presence of children in schools.

21 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 141/2020

Purpose: Establishment of measures for the proper functioning of the education system and for amending the National Education Law no. 1/2011.

21 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 140/2020

Purpose: Establishment of measures regarding the use of electronic documents in the fields of construction, architecture and urbanism

Main measures:

  • documentation must meet the following conditions:
  1. to be presented in full in electronic form;
  2. to be signed by all specialists provided by law with a qualified electronic signature issued under the conditions of this emergency ordinance, by a qualified reliable service provider;
  3. to meet the substantive conditions provided by the legislation in force regarding the authorization of construction works, urbanism and landscaping.
20 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 139/2020

Purpose: Establishment of the legal framework for granting state aid to the Company “Romanian National Air Transport Company – TAROM” – S.A. and Blue Air Aviation – S.A. to compensate for the economic losses suffered in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

20 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 138/2020

Purpose: Amendment of GEO no. 118/2020 on the approval of the Program for the support of small and medium enterprises “SME LEASING OF EQUIPMENT AND EQUIPMENT”

 

19 August 2020

Order No. 780/1432/2020 Of The Minister Of Youth And Sport And Of The Minister Of Health

Purpose: Approval of the regulations on the conditions necessary to be observed for access to sports grounds and other sporting activities

19 August 2020

Government Decision 677/2020

Purpose: Approval of the National Program for the digitization of micro, small and medium enterprises, financed under the Competitiveness Operational Program 2014-2020

19 August 2020

Law 180/2020

Purpose: Approval of GEO no. 52/2020 for the amendment of art. 293 para. (2) of the GEO no. 40/2015 on the financial management of European funds for the programming period 2014-2020, as well as for the adoption of measures on beneficiaries of European funds in the context of the deployment of COVID-19

19 August 2020

Law 179/2020

Purpose: Approval of GEO no. 70/2020 regarding the regulation of some measures, starting with 15 May 2020, in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, for the extension of some terms, for the amendment and amendment of Law no. 227/2015 on the Fiscal Code, of the National Education Law no. 1/2011, as well as other normative acts

14 August 2020

Government Decision 668/2020

Purpose: Extension of the state of alert by 30 days starting with 16 June 2020

Main measures:

  1. To increase responsiveness
  • operational coordination of public ambulance services, voluntary emergency services and local police;
  1. To ensure the resilience of communities
  • the obligation to wear masks in all public indoor spaces, commercial spaces, at the workplace and in public means of transport is maintained,
  • the obligation to wear masks in open public spaces, such as markets, fairs, waiting areas (bus stations, platforms and the like), boardwalks, areas where public celebrations or pilgrimages take place, outside tourist attractions, in certain time slots, established by decision of the county committee for emergency situations is maintained;
  • economic operators operating in the spaces such as terraces, clubs, bars have the obligation to respect the working hours and the restrictions established by decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations
  1. To reduce the impact of the type of risk:
  • prolongation of prohibition of organizing and holding meetings, and other types of gatherings in open spaces, as well as gatherings of a cultural, scientific, artistic, sporting or entertainment nature,
  • prolongation of suspension of the consumption of food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in common dining areas of restaurants, hotels, motels, boarding houses, cafes, or other public places;
  • prolongation of suspension of flights performed by aviation economic operators to countries not subject to the quarantine / isolation exception established by the National Institute of Public Health and approved by the National Committee for Emergency Situations and from these countries to Romania for all airports in Romania.
13 August 2020

Law 173/2020

Purpose: Measures to protect national interests in economic activity

Main measures

  • suspension for a period of 2 years, of the alienation of state owned equity in national companies and corporations, banks, as well as any other company in which the state has the status of shareholder,
  • suspension of any operations regarding the alienation of state participations in national companies and corporations, as well as in companies in which the state has the quality of shareholder, started before the entry into force of the law,

the provisions do not apply to post-privatization operations and privatization-specific operations, if the transfer of ownership of the state-owned participations has taken place

12 August 2020

ASF Regulation No. 17/2020

Purpose: Amendment of the Regulation of the Financial Supervisory Authority no. 11/2016 on the periodic and unannounced control activity carried out by the Financial Supervisory Authority

Main measures:

  • The periodic control at the entity’s headquarters can be performed remotely in cases of extraordinary situations which endanger or could endanger health or normal working conditions, such as epidemics, pandemics, extreme natural phenomena, earthquakes, acts of terrorism and other situations.
  • The interaction between the controlled entity and the control team is carried out through electronic means of communication, such as teleconferencing, videoconferencing, e-mail, electronic platforms, as appropriate.
12 August 2020

Order No. 2673/2020 Of The Minister Of Economy, Energy And Business Environment

Purpose: Amendment of the Order of the Minister of Economy, Energy and Business Environment no. 791/2020 on granting emergency certificates to economic operators whose activity is affected in the context of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Main measures:

  • Between 1 August and 15 September 2020, MEEMA issues emergency certificates, upon request, to economic operators whose activity has been affected in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic during the state of emergency.
10 August 2020

Order No. 4659303/2020 Of The Department for Emergency Situations

Purpose: Establishment of zonal quarantine for Greci village, from Schitu commune, Olt county.

10 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 132/2020

Purpose: Establishment of support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as for stimulating employment growth.

Main measures:

  • employers have the possibility to reduce the working time of employees by no more than 50% of the duration provided in the individual employment contract, with information and consultation of the union, employee representatives or employees, as appropriate, prior to communication of the employee’s decision;
  • employees affected by the measure shall receive wage rights due for the actual time worked as well as an indemnity of 75% of the difference between the gross basic salary provided in the individual employment contract and the gross basic salary for the hours actually worked;
  • the indemnity is borne by the employer and is will be settled from the unemployment insurance budget;
  • the hiring of staff for the performance of activities identical or similar to those performed by employees whose working time has been reduced, as well as the subcontracting of activities carried out by employees whose working time has been reduced, are prohibited.
10 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 131/2020

Purpose: Increase of benefits for the staff of the county public health departments that perform, lead or coordinate missions and service tasks to prevent and combat the effects COVID-19 pandemic.

7 August 2020

Order No. 721/2020 Of The Competition Council

Purpose: Implementation of the Regulation on amending and supplementing the Regulation on the conduct of hearings and the adoption of decisions within the Competition Council, implemented by the Order of the President of the Competition Council no. 509/2015

Main measures:

  • The regulation makes changes to the procedure for videoconferencing hearings.
  • During the state of emergency or alert or if it is necessary to ensure social distance or in other situations, the President of the Competition Council may order the organization of hearings by videoconference.
  • The hearings will be organized by videoconference as follows:
  1. if the investigated parties have the technical means necessary to make the electronic connection, they shall ensure the connection in order to be in permanent contact with the competition authority. If the parties ensure their own connection, they shall bear the risks related to the means used to connect to the competition authority’s platform, including but not limited to interrupting the electronic connection or unauthorized access to it, without subsequently being able to invoke these issues against the competition authority;
  2. if the investigated parties do not have the necessary technical means to make the electronic connection, their access by videoconference will be made with the equipment of the Competition Council, for which purpose it will provide a room.
  • Plenary members may attend the hearings via the videoconferencing system.
  • Undertakings, their representatives and other participants undertake not to make parallel recordings of the meeting before the start of the hearings.
  • When the hearing takes place by videoconference, the parties have an obligation to ensure that other unauthorized third parties are not allowed to access the hearing, including by providing the data for connection to the videoconference or by other means. Each company will send the list of persons authorized to attend the hearing on its behalf, as well as their identification data.
7 August 2020

Government Decision No. 628/2020

Purpose: Amending GD no. 807/2014 for the establishment of state aid schemes aimed at stimulating investments with major impact on the economy.

Main measures:

  • prolongation of issuance of financing agreements until 31 December 2023,
  • prolongation of payment period until 2028.
6 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 130/2020

Purpose: Measures for the granting of financial support from non-reimbursable external funds, related to the Operational Program for Competitiveness 2014-2020, in the context of the crisis caused by COVID-19, as well as other measures in the field of European funds

Main measures:

  • micro-grants granted from non-reimbursable external funds in the form of a lump sum of 2.000 euro for SMEs, registered sole traders (PFA), NGOs,
  • grants for working capital granted in the form of a lump sum (2.000 euro) and as a percentage of turnover (15% but maximum 150.000 euro) for SMEs,
  • grants for productive investments granted from non-reimbursable external funds based on the evaluation of the submitted investment project in an amount between 50.000 and 200.000 for SMEs,
  • between 1 August and 15 September 2020, MEEMA issues emergency certificates, upon request, to economic operators whose activity has been affected in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic during the state of emergency.
5 August 2020

Government Decision No. 598/2020

Purpose: Amendment of the GD no. 332/2014 on the establishment of a state aid scheme to support investments that promote regional development through job creation.

Main measures:

  • prolongation of issuance of financing agreements until 31 December 2023,
  • prolongation of payment period until 2028.
4 August 2020

Law No. 165/2020

Purpose: Approval of GEO no. 86/2020 on amending and supplementing the GEO no. 63/2020 for the organization and conduct of public information campaigns in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of COVID-19.

4 August 2020

Law No. 164/2020

Purpose: Approval of the GEO no. 63/2020 for the organization and conduct of public information campaigns in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of COVID-19.

3 August 2020

Government Emergency Ordinance No. 126/2020

Purpose: Amendment of the GEO no. 158/2005 on holidays and social health insurance benefits and the establishment of measures on social health insurance benefits. Introduction of provisions regarding quarantine leave and indemnity.

 

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