Magdalena Maria Barsan


In the introduction of this paper, we will discuss the general aspects of the phenomenon of corruption in contemporary society. Furthermore, the article aims to briefly analyze the anti corruption laws in Romania, but also to to discuss the corruption crimes as regulated by the Romanian Criminal Code and other special laws. We will also present important aspects of the anti corruption laws in countries such as Belgium, Germany, Spain, France by directly referring to the corruption crimes as regulated in the laws of those countries.

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C. Danilet, Corruption and anti-corruption in the judiciary, Publishing House C.H. Beck, Bucharest, 2009.

The German Criminal Code.

The French Criminal Code.

The Spanish Criminal Code.

The motivation of Law no.135 of June 1st, 2010 regarding the Criminal Procedure Code was published in the Official Bulletin of Romania, Part I, no. 486 of July 15st, 2010 with subsequent changes and additions.

Law 78/2000 for preventing, investigating and sanctioning corruption, published in the Official Bulletin, part I, no. 219 of May 18th, 2000, with subsequent changes and additions.

Law no. 135 of 1 July 2010 on the Criminal Procedure Code, published in the Official Gazette, Part I, no. 486 of 15 July 2010.

The Belgian Criminal Code.

See Explanatory Memorandum on the draft Law on the Criminal Code,



Associate Editor-in-Chief

  1. PhD. Professor Cornelia Lefter, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
  2. PhD. Professor Adriana Manolescu, Agora University of Oradea, Romania

Scientific Editor


Executive editors

  1. PhD. Professor Salvo Ando, University “Kore” Enna, Italy
  2. PhD. Associate Professor Alina Angela Manolescu, Agora University of Oradea, Romania

Associate editors

  1. PhD. Professor Alfio D'Urso, University „MAGNA GRECIA” University of Catanzaro, Italy
  2. Agnieszka Wedeł-Domaradzka, University of Economy in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  3. PhD. Alexandru Cordos, Christian University ”Dimitrie Cantemir”, Romania
  4. Law, Assistant Professor José Noronha Rodrigues, Açores University, Portugal
  5. PhD. Professor Luigi Melica, University of Lecce, Italy
  6. PhD. Professor Jozsef SZABADFALVI, University of Debrecen, Hungaria
  7. PhD. Professor Farkas Akos, University of Miskolc,  Hungary
  8. PhD. Szabó Szabó BÉLA, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  9. PhD. Professor Brânduşa Stefanescu, University of Economics, Bucharest, Romania
  10. PhD. Professor Ovidiu Predescu, ″Law Journal″ (assistant chief editor), "Criminal Law Journal″ (assistant chief), Bucharest, Romania
  11. PhD. Professor Ioan-Nuţu Mircea, associated professor ”Babeş-Bolyai“ University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  12. PhD. Professor Alexandru Boroi, Police Academy ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza“, Bucharest, Romania
  13. PhD. Professor Luminita Gabriela Popescu, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania


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