Romania / Constitutional Court / 1.179/L/2/2012 Roberta Alma Anastase, Daniel Buda, Cristian Alexandru Boureanu, Raluca Turcan, Ioan Oltean, Mircea-Nicu Toader, Sever Voinescu-Cotoi, Marius-Sorin Gondor, George Ionescu, William Gabriel Brînză, Lucian Nicolae Bode, Alin Silviu Trăşculescu, Iosif Ştefan Drăgulescu, Gheorghe Ialomiţianu, Mihai Stroe, Valeriu Tabără, Nicuşor Păduraru, Constantin Severus Militaru, Costică Canacheu, Adrian Bădulescu, Mihai Cristian Apostolache, Daniel Florian Geantă, Dan-Radu Zătreanu, Samoil Vîlcu, Cristian Pe

Key facts of the case:

The applicants claimed that an act of the Parliament which revoked the Ombudsman, for alleged breach of his constitutional duties, is simply an unfounded, political manoeuvre and is unconstitutional.

Paragraphs referring to EU Charter: 

 

The members of the Court examined the activity of the Ombudsman also from the perspective of Article 41 of the Charter. Article 41 of the Charter was referred to in the separate opinion. The members of the Court considered that the Ombudsman has acted within his mandate to improve the activity of public administration and public services, so that the right to good administration may not remain an illusory right.

Deciding body (original language): 
Curtea Constituţională a României
Language: 
Romanian