Category: Energy and Natural Resources

New amendments to the Romanian legislation in order to simplify the construction of photovoltaic parks

Starting with 13th of January 2023, important amendments were made to the Romanian Law no. 50/1991 on the authorization of construction works in Romania, simplifying the documentation for obtaining the building permit for photovoltaic parks in Romania for the development of renewable energy projects in Romania on agricultural land located outside the cities in Romania. […]

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Failure to display the energy certificate by the building owners punished more severely

The main amendments brought by the Ordinance are the substantial increase in fines, and the extension the obligation to display the energy performance certificate. Thus, in accordance with the law, the obligation to display the certificate is incumbent to all interest and public utility buildings, as well to buildings which are frequently visited by the […]

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Timisoara Court of Appeal determined that environmental stamp is incompatible with the provisions of art. 110 of TFEU

In accordance with to the provisions of art. 110 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (ex Article 90 TEC): “No Member State shall impose, directly or indirectly, on the products of other Member States any internal taxation of any kind in excess of that imposed directly or indirectly on similar domestic products. […]

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Draft Law by which a new category of vehicles is exempted from paying the environment stamp

In the draft law it is established that the vehicles used by units of the penitentiary administration system will be exempted from paying the environment stamp. The Prison Administration System is composed of the National Administration of Penitentiaries, which subordinates a total of 47 subordinate units. The approval from the Government of the above-mentioned draft […]

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If companies selling electrical and electronic equipment do not inform clients about waste collection, they are liable for fines of up to 50,000 lei

The Ordinance transposes the Directive 2012/19 / EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on waste of electrical and electronic equipment, published in the Official Journal of the European Union, series L, No. 197 of 24 July 2012. In accordance with the provisions of that ordinance, the owner of […]

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Order of the Minister of Health No. 372/2015 regarding the registration of medical devices

Thus, according to the provisions of the Order, at the date the medical devices are introduced on the market, the manufacturers are obliged to respect the following procedure for registration of these devices: a)     Filling out notification forms F.1 and F.2, depending on the type of the medical device marketed, form to be accompanied by […]

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It came into force the Framework Procedure regarding the obligation of electricity suppliers to solve the complaints of final clients

According to the Order, within 60 days from the date of entry into force, ie until the date of 23.05.2015, the suppliers of electricity and natural gas are required to harmonize their own internal procedures with the framework procedure regarding the obligation of the suppliers of electricity and gas to solve the complaints of end […]