- The high frequency of contraventional disputes may justify the regulation of a special simplified and vigorous judicial procedure, which would prove particularly useful in relation to complaints against warnings and fines of low value.
- With the purpose of creating such procedure, the Plenary of the Chamber of Deputies adopted on March 23rd 2022 the Law amending and supplementing the Government Ordinance no. 2/2001 on the legal regime of administrative contraventions (legislative proposal Pl-x no. 589/2021).
- On April 5th 2022, the Ombudsperson filed an objection regarding the unconstitutionality of the abovementioned law.
- By the Decision no. 404/2022 published in the Official Gazette on November 14th 2022, the Constitutional Court admitted the objection, declaring unconstitutional the law that would have established a special procedure for challenging warnings or contraventional fines amounting less than 3.000 RON.
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