Law No. 10 of 18 December 1980 on the updating and improvement of the correlation, on principles of economic production, pricing and delivery, as well as the Socialist and prices of production, Contracting and acquisition in ISSUING NATIONAL ASSEMBLY's agriculture, published in OFFICIAL GAZETTE No. 110 of 23 December 1980 In accordance with the policy of the party and rule of economic and social development of the country, prices of production and delivery, and the rates for services provided must substantiate its Socialist units effectively the efforts and results of enterprises activity and power plants, to contribute to strengthening their economic management, waste management with maximum efficiency of material assets and money.
Owing to changes in the level of production costs, especially in mining, from increasing the price of foreign raw materials and imported materials and to achieve an appropriate ratio between the branches of the national economy and subramurile, as well as make all economic activities is necessary to update and improve the correlation of prices of production and delivery throughout the economy as well as tariffs for services rendered to the Socialist units.
At the same time, consistent application of the principle of self-administration and autofinantarii in the work of the economic and social units, strengthening of workers ' self-management, increasing the efficiency and profitability of all branches of the national economy, and subramurilor require that the action of updating and improving the correlation of prices and tariffs is carried out simultaneously with the reduction of the additional expenditure, recovery of materials superior to all resources, as new prices to take the only standardized production costs strictly necessary.
For this purpose it is necessary that all the units to take measures to reduce the costs of production and circulation by increasing the degree of processing and the use of raw materials and the materials, products and technologies, upgrading capitalization of all reusable resources, increase of labour productivity, optimize the structure of production and increase efficiency in foreign trade activity.
The increase in production prices and delivery charges for services rendered, and Socialist units of contracting and purchasing, agriculture will not change, in 1981, the retail prices of goods and tariffs for services granted to population differences arising will be supported from the State budget. Since 1982, the reflection in retail prices and in charges for services rendered to the population of the prices and tariffs are updated will do, under executive orders, the index number for the future five-year plans, correlated with the increase in planned revenues.
To improve the production and prices of delivery, prices and purchase contract in the agriculture, tariffs for services rendered, as well as Socialist establishments for further reduction of production costs, National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Romania adopts this law: Article 1 commencing on January 1, 1981, shall be introduced in the whole economy, production prices and delivery times in the industry production, prices, conditions and getting into farming, prices of construction cost estimate, as well as tariffs for transportation of goods and other services, updated and Socialist units related to economic principles.
By updating prices and tariffs ensure proper relationships between more branches and subbranch, and the application of the principles of self-administration and farm autofinantarii in the work of all units.
Updated prices and tariffs will be determined in relation to the real costs of production, according to the maximum reduction of costs of raw materials, energy and fuels and due account of changes in prices of foreign raw materials and imported materials.
To compensate, in greater measure, as well as the effect of an increase in production prices and delivery to raw materials, energy, fuels, intermediates, and charges for some services rendered to the Socialist tasks of units to reduce costs of production and circulation laid down for the period 1981-1985 is supplemented annually so that at the level of 1985 to achieve a saving of 40 billion dollars.
Article 2 production pricing and delivery times in the industry, pricing, order production and getting into farming, prices of construction cost estimate, as well as for the transport of goods and other services rendered the units is made in Socialist conditions laid down by Decree of the State Council.
Article 3 the Retail Prices and tariffs for services granted to population, as in force on 31 December 1980, remain unchanged, and the differences arising in the year 1981, from higher prices and tariffs updated cover from State budget Increased retail prices and tariffs for services rendered will be made gradually, since 1982, in the context of the increase in the index of retail prices and tariffs for services granted to population of 6-8% the five-year plan, set for the next, correlated with the increase in planned revenues.
Article 4 all the action of updating and correlation of economic principles of prices and tariffs will be held under the supervision and guidance of the Government direct.
The Council of Ministers is responsible for the employment of the new prices and tariffs of the approved indications, principles and criteria underlying this action, as well as more pronounced reduction of costs of production and circulation according to the present law.
Article 5 the Council of Ministers will take action as ministries, other Central and local bodies, power plants and businesses to reduce production costs and materials, by redesigning products, adoption of new technologies and efficient, improving the structure and quality of production, enhancing the use of raw materials, using reusable materials, substantial reduction of costs of materials and energy, using full capacity , machinery and means of transport, rational use of the workforce and increased labour productivity more sharp, reducing indirect costs.
In agriculture will act to fulfil the planned productions, and by carrying out on time and in good condition of all agricultural works, effective use of machines and machinery, irrigation systems, fertilizer, to reduce the costs of production of the agricultural units of State and cooperative.
Article 6 the action to update the prices and tariffs shall be implemented according to the following principles: a) price correlation report production costs and prices regulated by foreign imports, value-building is appropriate ratios between the branches of the national economy and subramurile;
b) all products and profitability of activities, mainly on account of the reduction in the costs of production, in particular; pricing will be made on the basis of planned costs critically examined, so that they reflect only the strictly necessary expenditure;
c) self-administration economic strengthening of all units, the functioning of the new economic-financial mechanism;
(d) improvement of the correlation of prices) on the scale of values of products and stimulating, by price, raising product quality, higher recovery of raw materials, use of reusable materials, increase the efficiency of the entire exports and foreign trade activities;
It's unique price fixing) for important products for the economy, produced by units under several ministries or Central and local bodies;
f) maintaining, as a rule, at current levels, prices from branches, except those which are found at decorelatii compared to other products or to the influence of an increase in the cost of raw materials, fuels, energy can not be supported within the framework of profitability;
g) use with maximum efficiency of all means of transport, transport optimisation, and increasing the use of vehicles;
h) use of new technologies and constructive solutions, reducing the consumption of materials and increase labour productivity in construction works.
Will not fix prices updated products removed from manufacturing through the work of typification or by plane.
Article 7 the Council of Ministers will hold, control and follow up the action to update and improve the correlation of economic principles, on prices and tariffs in the economy and will report to the great National Assembly and the State Council on the implementation of the provisions of this law.
This law was adopted by the National Assembly at its meeting on 18 December 1980.
The GREAT NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT NICOLAE GIOSAN — — — — — — — —-