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Romania: Treatment of Romanians who transgress Emergency Ordinance 252 (February 2005 - February 2007)

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa
Publication Date 26 February 2007
Citation / Document Symbol ROU102292.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Romania: Treatment of Romanians who transgress Emergency Ordinance 252 (February 2005 - February 2007), 26 February 2007, ROU102292.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/469cd6bc1e.html [accessed 16 January 2018]
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In a 15 February 2007 telephone interview with the Research Directorate, the Director of International Law and Treaties of the Ministry of Justice of Romania confirmed that Law No. 252/2002 which confirmed Emergency Ordinance No. 112/2001 is still in force in Romania. Information as to the treatment of Romanians who transgress Law No. 252/2002 could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

References

Romania. 15 February 2007. Ministry of Justice. Telephone interview with the Director of International Law and Treaties.

Additional Sources Consulted

Oral sources: Attempts to contact the Romani CRISS – Roma Center for Social Intervention and Studies were unsuccessful.

The Southeast European Cooperative Initiative (SECI) did not have information on the subject.

The Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Romania – The Helsinki Committee, the European Roma Rights Center, the League for the Defense of Human Rights and the Ministry of Justice of Romania did not provide information within the time constraints of this Response.

Internet sites, including: Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Romania – The Helsinki Committee, Council of Europe, European Roma Rights Center, Factiva, Government of Romania, Migration Police Group, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Ministry of Justice of Romania, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Romanian Border Police, Special Representative on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings of the OSCE, Southeast European Cooperative Initiative, Trade and Transport Faciliation in Southeast Europe Program.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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