Key facts of the case:
The applicant complained that art. 1, par. (1) of the Law no 118/2010 on the necessary measures to restore budgetary balance, which state that all wages of public institutions employees must be cut by 25%, as well as the law in its entirety, are unconstitutional, as they violate art. 44 on the Right to private property, art. 20 on International Treaties on Human Rights, and art. 148 on Integration into the European Union, of the Romanian Constitution, as well as art. 17 on the Right to Property of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, and also art. 1, par. (1) of the Protocol 1 to the ECHR ( Protection of Property).