The Romanian Law no. 314/2023 for the amendment of art. 331 of Law no. 286/2009 on the Romanian Criminal Code
Article 331 of the Romanian Law no. 286/2009 on the Romanian Criminal Code, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 510 of July 24, 2009, with subsequent amendments and completions, is amended and will have the following content:
1) Leaving the post, in any way and in any form, by employees with responsibilities regarding the safety of the movement of means of transport, intervention or maneuver by rail, if this endangers the safety of the movement of these means, he is sentenced by imprisonment from 2 to 7 years.
2) The same sentence shall be applied for the performance of duties by an employee with responsibilities for the safety of the movement of means of transport, intervention or maneuver by rail, which has an alcoholic soak of more than 0.80 g / l pure alcohol in the blood or is under the influence of psychoactive substances.
3) Refusal or theft committed by employees with responsibilities for the safety of the movement of means of transport, intervention or maneuver on the railway to undergo the taking of biological samples necessary for the establishment of alcohol or the presence of psychoactive substances is punishable by imprisonment from 2 to 7 years.
4) When the facts provided in par. 1) and 2) resulted in a railway accident, the sentence is imprisonment from 3 to 10 years and the prohibition of certain rights.
The Romanian Law no. 304/2023 for the amendment and completion of the Romanian Government Ordinance no. 2/2000 on the organization of the activity of judicial and extrajudicial technical expertise and of the Romanian Government Ordinance no. 75/2000 on the organization of the activity of forensic expertise
In the event that criminal action has been brought against the judicial technical expert for the commission of an offense of corruption or service or for the intentional commission of another offense for which the law provides for the prison sentence of one year or more, it is ordered to suspend the right to perform technical expertise until the final settlement of the case.
The deregistration of the judicial technical experts is ordered, ex officio, by the Central Office for Judicial Technical Expertise, in case of death, if they have become medically unfit to carry out the activity of expert, and if, by final court decision, it was ordered to convict or postpone the application of the sentence for committing an offense of corruption or service or for intentional commissioning of another offense for which the law provides for the sentence of one year imprisonment or bigger.