Press release – Panel for the Clarification of Certain Points of Law in Civil Matters in its session of 4 April 2022

High Court of Review and Justice


In its hearing of 4 April 2022, the Panel for the Clarification of Law Matters in the Civil Law Area of the High Court of Review and Justice, legally established in the case, settled a referral for a preliminary ruling for the clarification of law matters, and rendered the following judgment:


Judgment no. 18 in case no. 3160/1/2021 

The panel dismisses, as inadmissible, a referral filed by Piteşti Court of Appeals – Second Chamber for Civil, Administrative and Tax Disputes in case no. 1.587/46/2021 for a preliminary ruling for the clarification of the following law matter: 

Whether the provisions of Art. 4 para. (5) of Law no. 55/2020 on Steps for Preventing and Fighting the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemics, as subsequently amended and supplemented, also apply to the validity of the indication to use in healthcare units biocide products for which reports on testing the biocide effectiveness were not prepared in compliance with Art. 71 of Joint Order no. 10/368/11/2010 of the Minister of Health and the President of the National Sanitary, Veterinary and Food Safety Authority approving the Procedure for Approval of Biocide Products that Are Marketed in the Territory of Romania, as subsequently amended and supplemented.

Mandatory, as per the provisions of Art. 521 para. (3) of the Civil Procedure Code.

Rendered in public hearing today, 4 April 2022.

After the considerations are drafted, and the judgment is signed, it will be published in Part I of the Official Journal of Romania.

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