• Order No. 1863/2021
• Order No. 123/2021
• Decision No. 990/2021
• Emergency Ordinance No. 94/2021
• Order No. 1898/855
Order No. 1863/2021
Order no. 1863 published in the Official Gazette no. 876 of September13, 2021 on the granting of food allowance as meal vouchers to persons who are fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, brings the following clarifications:
Comment: This normative act stipulates that persons who are vaccinated against COVID-19 with the full vaccination schedule, after the date of entry into force of Government Ordinance no. 19/2021 amending and supplementing Law no. 55/2020 on some measures taken to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and to amend and supplement certain healthcare-related normative acts, will benefit from a food allowance in the total amount of RON100, given as meal vouchers on paper format, respectively 5 vouchers in the amount of RON20 each.
Meal vouchers are granted to persons vaccinated against COVID-19 with the full vaccination schedule in vaccination centres, family doctors’ offices, respectively specialist outpatient clinics, where the last dose was administered, based on the records kept for this purpose by these units.
Order No. 123/2021
Order no. 123/2021 published in the Official Gazette no. 878 of September 19, 2021, amending and supplementing the Order of the Minister of Internal Affairs no. 20/2021 approving the methodological rules regarding the conditions for granting the financial increase provided for in Article 4 para. (3) of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 147/2020 on the granting of some days off for parents to supervise their children, when in-person teaching activities are limited or suspended by educational institutions and preschool units, due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, brings the following clarifications:
Comment: In the situations provided for by Government Emergency Ordinance no. 147/2020 concerning the granting of some days off for parents to supervise their children, when in-person teaching activities are limited or suspended by educational institutions and preschool units, due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the eligible staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs may benefit of a daily indemnity of 75% of the base salary/job position salary/job allowance corresponding to a working day, but not more than 75% of the average gross salary used as a reference value for the national social insurance budget, corresponding to the number of working days in the respective period, when the employer has not approved the prior request for granting the days off provided for in Art. 1 of the Emergency Ordinance or, as the case may be, when they are in a single-parent family situation and opt choose this financial increase.
Decision No. 990/2021
Decision no. 990/2021 published in the Official Gazette Part I no. 895 of September 17, 2021 amending and supplementing Annexes no. 2 and no. 3 to Government Decision no. 932/2021 on extending the state of alert in Romania starting September 10, 2021 and to establish the measures applied during it to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, brings the following clarifications:
Comment: This normative act provides the following:
In counties/localities where the cumulative incidence per 14 days is higher than 3/1,000 inhabitants and less than or equal to 6/1,000 inhabitants, a series of rules are established for the organisation and performance of activities, which are allowed only with the participation of the following categories of persons:
• are vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 and 10 days have passed since the completion of the full vaccination schedule;
• show a negative result of an RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 not older than 72 hours;
• show a certified negative result of a rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 not older than 48 hours;
• are between the 15th and the 180th day after the confirmation of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Emergency Ordinance No. 94/2021
Emergency Ordinance no. 94/2021 published in the Official Gazette no. 830 of August 31, 2021, amending Law 263/2010 on the unitary public pension system, brings the following clarifications:
Comment: This normative act stipulates that the notices of employment under special conditions, whose term of validity is December 31, 2018, are maintained until September 1, 2023. Up to this date, the employers are obliged to normalise the working conditions.
The persons who covered a contribution period under disability conditions benefit from a reduction of the standard retirement age, of the complete contribution periods and of a potential period in the case of persons who have covered a contribution period while blind or under conditions of disability.
Order No. 1898/855
The Order of the Minister of Health and of the President of the National Health Insurance House no. 1.898/855/2021 published in the Official Gazette no. 905 of September 21, 2021 for the amendment and supplement of the Application norms of the provisions of the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 158/2005 on leaves and social health insurance allowances, approved by the Order of the Minister of Health and of the President of the National Health Insurance House no. 15/2018/1.311/2017, brings the following clarifications:
Comment: The main changes concern the leaves and social health insurance benefits granted for certain types of burns.
This Order also regulates the template of the affidavit concerning the travel of employees on personal business in areas where at the time of travel there is an epidemic, epidemiological or biological risk with a highly pathogenic agent, for the correct payment of the quarantine leave allowance due.
The affidavit shall be submitted to the relevant bodies in charge with the payment of the sick leave allowance, shall be kept and shown to the control bodies.