Law No. 53 Of 31 July 1991 On The Salaries Of Senators, Deputies And Staff From The Romanian Parliament

Original Language Title:  LEGE nr. 53 din 31 iulie 1991 privind salarizarea senatorilor, deputaţilor şi personalului din aparatul Parlamentului României

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LAW No. 53 of 31 July 1991 * Republished concerning allowances and other entitlements of Senators and deputies, as well as personnel from the Romanian PARLIAMENT ISSUING published in MONITORUL OFICIAL NR. 23 of 31 January 1996 Note *) Republished pursuant to art. 2 of law No. 2 of 30 January 1996, published in official journal. 1, posing a new articles and paragraphs.

Act No. 54/1991 was published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 165 of 8 august 1991, as amended and republished pursuant to law No. 41/1993, and amended by law No. 42 of 28 June 1994, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 165 of 30 June 1994 and by Government Ordinance 39 of 5 august 1994, published in the Official Gazette of Romania Part I no. 240 of 29 august 1994 approved and amended by law No. 134 of 24 December 1994, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, part I, no. 366 of 30 December 1994.


Article 1 the allowances and other entitlements of Senators and deputies, as well as the salaries of the staff of the Parliament shall be granted taking account of the role, importance and responsibility delegated to them in the exercise of the function.
Senators and deputies who hold the position of Member of the Government during the exercise thereof, shall apply to remuneration in respect of the provisions of law No. 40/1991 regarding the remuneration of the President and the Government of Romania, as well as staff of the Presidency, Government and other bodies of executive power.
Senators and deputies, members of the Government, will receive the daily allowance of sitting related to sittings of the Senate and Chamber of deputies attend in their capacity as members of Parliament.


Article 2 the monthly Allowances of Senators and deputies, as well as for the functions of the permanent offices of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, from the offices of the standing committees of the two Chambers and for Presidents of the parliamentary groups are those set out in the annex. 1. Article 3 of the basic Salaries of specific leadership positions from the Parliament are laid down in annex No. 2. Article 4 of the basic Wages for specialized functions specific execution from the Parliament are laid down in annex No. 3. Article 5 persons who coordinates the activity of certain sectors or compartments have base salaries corresponding runtime function specific specialty or, where applicable, the execution of the function in which they are framed, plus an allowance for driving, according to the annex. 4, which is part of base salary, differentiated in relation to the responsibility of driving met and with the respective weighting of labour activity execution done.


Article 6 Employees employed in functions, receiving the task of coordination or implementation of programs, activities, and other studies also receive during this pregnancy, how they meet the compensation from base salary, up to the limits laid down in the annex. 4, established in relation to the complexity of the task.


Article 7 (1) for the outstanding results obtained in work done, employees receive a monthly salary of up to 15% of base salary and that is part of it. Merit salary may be granted only after a period of six months of employment.
  

(2) Employees in receipt of salary, merit and the amount thereof shall be determined once a year, usually after the adoption of the budget, in relation to the results of the work done. The work of these employees are analysed each year and compared with the results obtained shall be determined maintenance or withdrawal of salary merit.
  

(3) salary merit may be granted annually for no more than 15% of the total number of posts provided for in the State functions.
  


Article 8 of the basic wage Hike for employees employed in the execution of functions specialty-specific, are specified in annex No. 3, and driving is made allowance once a year, usually after the adoption of the budget, taking into account personal qualities reflected in the results of the professional activity.


Article 9 (1) salaries for execution functions, other than those specific specialty, are differentiated by function and, within each, by grade or professional steps. Base salaries for each grade or professional gear are set on three or four gradations.
  

(2) Shifting of employees, employed in functions, the gradatia immediately above is done once a year, usually after the adoption of the budget.
  

(3) the immediate superior gradatia regard to personal qualities embodied by the obtained results in their professional activity. Minimum seniority required for passage in a superior is promoting me for two years.
  

(4) in exceptional cases, the permanent Bureau on the proposal of the Secretary-General, can be reduced to half the minimum length of service referred to in paragraph 1. 3. Article 10 (1) Hiring and advancement, in degrees or professional staff, steps, other than specific speciality, shall be made by competition or examination, in accordance with the law, in relation to professional competence and results obtained. Base salary shall be paid in advance what is in all cases that referred to gradatia 1 of the function in question.
  

(2) the minimum Seniority in grade or professional gear for advancement in grade or step immediately above is at least two years. Exceptions from this provision provided for persons falling within the functions with the salary of debutante.
  

(3) the salary of debutante with will be paid up to the end of the sample. Advancement in grade or step immediately above is done Professional-based exam or contest.
  

(4) the permanent Bureau on the proposal of the Secretary-General, may approve, in exceptional cases, the presentation of the competition or examination for advancement in rank or professional gear immediately, without fulfilling the minimum age condition laid down in paragraph 1. (2). Article 11 Employees who pass from functions with fixed salaries, or between the functions, limits on which salaries are established on the gradations, fits by appointment at gradatia to provide a base salary close to that.


Article 12 (1) of this Act shall receive payroll, according to the Presidential Office, a raise the work of up to 25%, calculated from the salary corresponding to the actual time worked on normal working schedule, saying the cuts a percentage of monthly allowance or salary basis-from 3 to 5 years 5-10 years 5-10 from 10 to 15 years 15-from 15 to 20 years
20-25 over 20 years (2) bonus for seniority of work shall be payable with effect from 1 of the following month that where seniority has been fulfilled in your work.
  

(3) the bonus for seniority of work shall be taken into account in calculating retirement pensions, and allowances for temporary incapacity for work.
  

(4) Employees age limit for retirees who are reangajeaza in the job, according to the law, benefit from the bonus for seniority of work corresponding to the length of service completed after the retirement date.
  


Article 13 (1) Hours over the normal duration of the provided working time of staff employed in the execution of functions shall be compensated by time off. If such work performed could not be properly compensated with time off, overtime will be salariza with a basic salary increase as follows: a) 50% of base salary for the first two hours exceeded the normal life of the day;
  

100% of b) base salary for the coming hours. With the increase of 100% shall be paid and hours worked weekly rest days or in other days, in accordance with the legal regulations in force, is not working.
  

(2) Work over the normal duration of working time can be labour and extra allowances specified in paragraph 2. (1) only if the payment can be making overtime was ordered by the head of the compartment or the activity, without exceeding 360 hours per year.
  

(3) Employees who, by the nature of job duties, performs consistently, over the normal duration of working time, as well as for activities on holidays, and which may be granted time off corresponding to receive in relation to exceeding the normal work programme, in place of the rights referred to in paragraph 1. (1) and (2), an increase of 10-25%, calculated on the basis of salary and that is part of it. Categories of employed persons and the conditions for granting the bonus for systematic work over normal work programme shall be drawn up by the permanent Bureau of each Chamber through a regulation.
  


Article 14 (1) Employees working in heavy duty work I get a raise of up to 15% of base salary. Places of work and categories of employees shall be established according to law and shall be approved by the permanent Bureau.
  

(2) Employees who, according to the working hours operates during the night from 6.00-22.00, benefit for the hours worked during that period, an increase of 25 per cent of base salary, if such time worked on accounts for at least half the normal working schedule.
  


Article 15


Awarding staff employed in the execution of specialized functions specific to each other personally, and the people who coordinate the activities of compartments or sectors from the prize pool, which is by applying a rate of 2% on the salary Fund approved annually by the budget. From this Fund awards may be granted during the year to employees who have completed or participated directly in results in deemed valuable.


Article 16 (1) deputies and Senators, employees receive at the end of the calendar year a prize corresponding to the level of monthly compensation or, where appropriate, of the base wage achieved in the last month of the year for which payment is required.
  

(2) annual Award may be reduced or cancelled by the permanent Bureau of each Chamber, the whether senators or deputies have been penalised in the law.
  

(3) annual Award may be reduced or cancelled if the employees that took place during the course of a professional activity or misconduct or improper had they been sanctioned to disciplinary action.
  


Article 17 (1) of the aid, rewards, incentives, contributions to humanitarian action, Scholarship Fund, the President of the Senate and the President of the Chamber of Deputies, which is approved annually by the budget.
  

(2) for receiving foreign delegations and guests d country or abroad Fund protocol, approved annually by the budget. The scales of costs relating to the actions of the protocol shall be approved by the offices of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies.
  


Article 18 Persons used in the Parliament as collaborators or invited to a hearing at the Parliament shall enjoy the rights set out in the annex. 5. Article 19 manning overlapping of functions is done in agreement with the leadership of the unit with which the person concerned has the function, with the approval of the permanent Bureau.


Article 20 People called his duties temporarily driving of a compartment or area of activity instead of a person with such powers, which is missing from the unit for a period exceeding thirty (30) calendar days and not receiving salary on the respective period, receive, in addition to the base salary of professional level or stage, in which are classified under appropriate, coordinating compensation function that you take.


Article 21 (1) Senators and deputies who participate in joint sessions of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, of each Chamber, parliamentary commissions or permanent offices receive a daily allowance of meeting representing 2% of the monthly allowance of Senator or Deputy.
  

(2) the same shall receive subsistence for sitting senators and deputies present at the meetings of parliamentary groups or to other activities of Parliament, though they are conducted at the request of the Chairman of the permanent Board or each Board and if daily allowance could not be granted under the conditions of paragraph 1. (1) and (3) Senators and deputies present in Parliament's proceedings, which do not have their residence in Bucharest, will receive a travel allowance per day of 2% of the monthly allowance provided for senator or Deputy. At the same time, they ensure free accommodation or, at your choice, in case you do not benefit from free accommodation, shall be granted per night, minimum 70% of the price of the hotel units and that is paid for the accommodation of a senator or Deputy.
  

(4) the rights referred to in the preceding paragraph with regard to accommodation free of charge or on payment of the value of the accommodation shall be paid for the duration of the parliamentary term of Office.
  

(5) the rights referred to in paragraph 1. (3) shall be granted during the Parliamentary vacation, if senators and deputies meet missions ordered by the President of the Senate or the Chamber of deputies or by the permanent Bureau of each Chamber.
  

(6) the senators or deputies performing a movement in the country, the President of the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies, the standing Bureau of each Chamber or parliamentary committees or offices of parliamentary groups, receive full reimbursement of expenses of accommodation or per night, minimum 70% of the price of the hotel units and that is paid for the accommodation of a senator or mp If not sleeps in hotel units or in other approved accommodations, as well as a daily allowance per day, 1% of the monthly allowance provided for senator or Deputy where movement is performed in another locality than the one in which reside. Same rights benefits from senators and deputies who do not reside in the electoral districts in which they were elected during the trip in these constituencies, in order to carry out activities connected with the exercise of their mandate.
  

(7) the senators or deputies who moves to another locality from electoral districts in which it is domiciled, for activities related to the performance of his duties, shall receive a daily allowance of 65% of the displacement of subsistence expenses referred to in paragraph 1. (3) for one day per week.
  

(8) the senators or deputies who use private vehicle to move around the place where each week's residence, the Parliament and back, as well as those who are domiciled in the municipality of Bucharest and moves, no more than once a week, in the electoral district in which they were elected and back, for activities related to the mandate, will receive the equivalent value of fuels used in this purpose but not more than 7.5 litres gasoline equivalent at 100 km traveled. Same rights benefits from senators and deputies that moves from the home in the town nearest to where they provide transport to Parliament and back.
  


Article 22 Senators or deputies shall be reimbursed the equivalent amount of mail or telecommunications internal, for activities related to the mandate, within the limits set by the budget of each room.


Article 23 (1) in order to exercise the electoral mandate, lawmakers receive, on a monthly basis, an amount Of forfetara of the budget, equal to the gross monthly allowance to the lawmaker.
  

(2) within the limits of the amount provided for in paragraph 1. (1) the members of Parliament can organize, separately or by Association offices in the districts in which they were elected. Local councils and county councils provide premises and equipping them with necessary furniture rental terms.
  


Article 24 (1) the rent. the tariffs for the spaces assigned to political parties, maintenance expenses, monetary rights of those employed in the offices of parliamentary deputies and other expenses incurred in the exercise of their mandate shall insure the lump sums allocated by lawmakers.
  

(2) Engaging employees in the offices of parliamentary deputies is made through the conclusion of a contract of employment on fixed term or a civil contract. If his employment on the basis of a contract of employment on fixed term employment, employees shall be made by order of the Secretary general of the Chamber of Deputies, at the proposal of deputies in the case, and if the civil contract, it shall be concluded between the lawmakers and the individual.
  


Article 25 the use and justification of the flat-rate amount referred to in article 1. 23 and 24 shall be fixed by Decree of the standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies.


Article 26 Senate Offices from electoral districts are organized for each senator in the conditions laid down in the rules of the Senate.

(2) staff employed in the offices of the Senate is part of the apparatus of the Senate.
  

(3) the Senate offices, Equipping costs materials and services will ensure by the Senate within the limit of the amounts referred to in the annual budgets.
  


Article 27 to organise Senate offices, prefectures, county councils or, where appropriate, local councils will ensure the necessary space and endow it with furniture. Space for rent, calculated on the basis of tariffs for the spaces assigned to political parties, as well as the rent for furniture will be borne by the budget of the Senate.


Article 28 Staff employed under a contract of employment at the offices of parliamentary deputies and Senate offices, the cat performs this activity, considering detached or, where appropriate, transferred in the interests of the service, under the labour legislation.


Article 29 (1) work as senator or deputy shall constitute the work and the specialty.
  

(2) monthly Allowances provided for in article 10. 2 have the arrangements laid down by the law on wages.
  

(3) during the exercise of their mandate, senators and deputies shall be entitled, under the law, the bonus for seniority of work referred to in article 1. 12(3). 1. Article 30 to hold office of a senator or Deputy, for 2 years in the case of persons cannot unilaterally modify or terminate his employment contract for reasons not attributable to them.


The application of article 31 of this law will proceed to reincadrarea all staff functions and, where appropriate, and professional degrees and gradations, bearing in mind the professional competence reflected in the results obtained up to the date of their classification and the level of preparedness of each.


Article 32 (1) the resolution of complaints in connection with the fixing of salaries, grant gradatiilor, increases, awards and other rights of the device is within the competence of Parliament permanent Bureau of each Chamber.
  


(2) Appeals shall be filed within 5 days from the date of taking the knowledge and will be resolved within 30 days.
  

(3) against the measure of change in wages, established unilateral compliance with the present law, those interested may contact with opposition to the Court, within thirty (30) days from the date when they took knowledge of the action taken.
  


Article 33 (1) salaries for execution functions, other than the execution of specialized functions specific functions are those prescribed for execution from ministries and other central organs, more than 45%. Wages of persons in post on the functions provided for in items 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of the annex. 3 shall be increased by 15%.
  

(2) Employees who carry out, within the Parliament, protocol Affairs and public relations falls within the functions.
  

(3) in the States functions can be provided and some other functions approved budgetary sectors of activity where the respective functions are specific and are paid according to the provisions of paragraph 1. 1. Article 34 (1) the offices of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, where appropriate, approve payment of wages fund intended for the breakdown.
  

(2) the States functions shall be approved by the offices of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, where appropriate.
  


Article 35 (1) the expert staff sent abroad, invited on account of other organizations or external partners for scientific, cultural, artistic or sports, receive in the country of the rights laid down in the specific rules.
  

(2) For trips abroad by the President or the Senate disposed of the Chamber of Deputies, the necessary expenses, including accommodation and subsistence allowance, in foreign currency, shall be approved by the President who ordered the move.
  


Article 36 appendices. 1-5 are an integral part of this law.


Article 37 (1) the provisions of this law shall enter into force on 1 April 1991), the date by which remain valid regulations relating to salaries in effect on March 1, 1991.
  

(2) monthly Allowances and salaries in this law are gross and taxable according to the law. They will be updated in the light of indexarile granted in accordance with the provisions of the decisions of the Cabinet of Ministers adopted after 1 January 1993.
  

(3) the rights referred to in art. 2 of this Act be cumulated with the pension or other income.
  

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of law No. 3/1977, as amended, upon the termination of the mandate, regardless of its duration, the senators and deputies retirees may require recalculation of the pension, taking into account the monthly allowance received and the period of their mandate.
  

— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) see dates of entry into force of the normative acts modifying.


Article 38 the Finance Ministry will introduce in the structure of the Central Administration's budget 1991 amendments arising from the application of the provisions of this law.


Article 39 on the date of entry into force of the present law shall repeal art. 2, art. 4, art. 5, art. 6 paragraph 1. 3 and 4 and article. 8 para. 4 of law No. 4/1990, and any other provisions to the contrary.


Annex 1 allowances for Senators, deputies, for the functions of the standing Bureau of the Senate, of the Chamber of Deputies, from the standing committees of the two chambers, as well as to the Presidents of the parliamentary groups no. crt.
Monthly Compensation function *)-1.
Senators, deputies 168,000 2.
Vice Presidents and Secretaries of committees of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies 172,000 3.
The Secretary of the Senate and of the Quaestors, the Chamber of Deputies, Presidents of the standing committees of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies, as well as the Presidents of the parliamentary groups 176,000 4.
Vice Presidents of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies 182,000 5.
President of the Senate and of the Chamber of Deputies, 209,300 — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — —-* Note *) see art. 37 para. (2) above.


Annex 2 SALARIES *) for some specific leadership positions from the Parliament the crt.
1 ranking Coefficient function.
5.50 Secretary general 2.
Deputy Secretary-General 5.25 3.
Department head, general director of 5.00-— — — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note *) base salary corresponding to the coefficient ranking will be calculated according to the provisions of art. 3 of Order No. 39/1994, republished.


Annex 3 of the BASIC SALARIES for *) runtime specific specialty appliance crt Parliament.
Level of education function coefficient of rank 1.
Parliamentary Counsel S I-4,40 2.
Parliamentary expert were 3,70-4.00 3.
Parliamentary Counsel was 2.35-2.80 4.
Head Office-S 2.50 senatorial 2.05 5.
Chief cabinet S 1,60 2,05-6.
Chief senatorial Office M-1.70 1.95 7.
Chief cabinet *) 1.50-1.90 8.
Chief cabinet M 1.30-1.70 9.
Cabinet Secretary M 1,15-1,45-— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — —-Note *) base salary corresponding to the coefficient ranking will be calculated according to the provisions of art. 3 of Order No. 39/1994, republished.

Note *) applies to employees who have powers of plenary sittings of the Senate.


Annex 4 INDEMNITY for staff of the Parliament apparatus crt.
Compensation function *) monthly driving-maximum-minimum 1.
Deputy Department head, director, Deputy director, head compartment basic salary for running specialized functions specific to run-time functions, respectively, 9,800 24,800 2.
Chief Deputy Chief bin, Head Office 4,800 19,800 — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) monthly Allowance, under the leadership of the Government Ordinance No. 39/1994, as amended and approved by law No. 134/1994 shall be increased by the lower limit by 5% and the upper limit by 20%.


Annex 5 rights of persons used as collaborators or invited to a hearing at the Parliament 1. People within Parliament as contributors are entitled to a monthly allowance of up to the minimum gross basic salary per country, established in relation to the period of collaboration and the importance of the work carried out.
Persons who carry out the execution for collaboration features specific specialist shall receive a monthly allowance of up to 50% of base salary, required by law for the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel as determined in relation to the time of collaboration, complexity and importance of the work carried out.
If these people are carrying out collaborative activity in another locality than the one in which they reside, and the right to the reimbursement of travel and accommodation, according to the tariffs of the hotel units, as well as a daily allowance at the level of the established for employees of establishments of the budgetary period how it operates.
2. For some occasional work that cannot be done with existing staff, collaborators may be used (stenodactilografi, printers and others), you pay by the hour. Hourly rate shall be determined in accordance with the salary prescribed by law for the respective function.
3. persons used as a translator, interpreter, translator and others may also be paid and on the basis of cooperation agreements between the parties.
4. persons residing in other cities than Bucharest, called for hearings in parliamentary committees shall be entitled to reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation, as well as a daily subsistence amount provided by law for employees in budgetary units. Transport costs for the return of the residing shall be reimbursed without document, up to the amount in the transport document presented on arrival.
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