THE ROMANIAN CRIMINAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN TIME IN THE LIGHT OF THE CHANGES INTRODUCED BY THE NEW ROMANIAN CRIMINAL CODE

  • Liviu-Alexandru Lascu Agora University of Oradea, Oradea, RomaniaAGORA University Oradea

Abstract

The article aims to analyze the changes introduced by the new Criminal Code inrelation to the criminal law enforcement in time, mainly in order to harmonize the criminalprovisions with some constitutional principles and also, for the reason of their easilyapplication in practice.From this perspective we can observe that the new Criminal Code has taken over thegreatest part of the provisions nowadays into force and also, has eliminated those provisionsin contradiction with the constitutional principles. Among the latter we can mention thoseprovisions which provide the retroactivity of the additional punishment, education and safetymeasures for reasons of public interest or the provisions relating to the optional applicationof the most favorable criminal law in the closed cases. We may see, also, the introduction ofthe laws declared unconstitutional and the Ordinances of the Government among the lawswhich are subjects for the application of the principle of the most favorable criminal law.

Author Biography

Liviu-Alexandru Lascu, Agora University of Oradea, Oradea, RomaniaAGORA University Oradea
Law and Economics Faculty, Social Sciences Department

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Published
2013-10-01
How to Cite
LASCU, Liviu-Alexandru. THE ROMANIAN CRIMINAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN TIME IN THE LIGHT OF THE CHANGES INTRODUCED BY THE NEW ROMANIAN CRIMINAL CODE. AGORA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 3, oct. 2013. ISSN 2067-7677. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/aijjs/article/view/697>. Date accessed: 17 may 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/aijjs.v7i3.697.

Keywords

the law activity;ultra activity;non-retroactivity;the principle of legality of the punishment;the most favorable criminal law