LAW no. 189/2000 regarding the approval of the Government decree no. 105/1999 for the revision and completion of the Law-Decree no.118/1990 with respect to granting some rights to persons who were persecuted on political grounds by the dictatorship installed beginning with 6 March 1945, as well as to persons deported abroad or held prisoners, republished, with the subsequent modifications, published in Monitorul Oficial nr.553 from 8.11.2000
The Parliament of Romania
The Chamber of Deputies
The Parliament of Romania adopts the present law.
The approval of The Government decree no.105 from 30 August 1999 for the revision and completion of the Law-Decree no.118/1990 regarding granting some rights to persons who were persecuted on political grounds by the dictatorship installed beginning with 6 March 1945, as well as to persons deported abroad or held prisoners, republished, with the subsequent modifications, issued on account of art.1 lit. N pct.1 from the Law no. 140/1999 regarding the ability of the Government to issue decrees and published in Romania’s Official Monitor, Part I, no. 426 from 31 August 1999, with the following revisions and completions:
1.The title of the decree will have the following content:
“Decree regarding the granting of rights to persons who were persecuted by the regimes installed in Romania beginning with 6 September 1940 until 6 March 1945 on ethnic grounds"
2. The unique article becomes article 1 with the following content:
The beneficiary of the purview of the present decree is the person, Romanian citizen, who during the regimes installed beginning with 6 September 1940 until 6 March 1945 suffered persecutions on ethnic grounds, as follows:
a) Was deported in ghettos and concentration camps abroad;
b) Was deprived of freedom in detention places or in concentration camps;
c) Was displaced in another locality than the one in which he/she lived;
d) Was placed in forced labor camps;
e) Was a survivor of the death train;
f) Is the husband or wife of a person assassinated or executed on ethnic grounds, if she/he has not married subsequently."
3. After Article 1 there are included articles 2-11 with the following content:
(1) The persons who were in the situations provided by art.1 lit. a), b) and c) have the right to a monthly allowance of 130.000 lei for every year of detention, deportation or displacement to other places.
(2) The persons who were in the situations provided by art.1 lit. d) and e) have the right to a monthly allowance of 55.000 lei for every year in which they were part of the forced labor camps or they have been in the death train
(3) The persons who were in the situations provided by art.1 lit. f) have the right to a monthly allowance of 130.000 lei."
The surviving spouse of the deceased, from the category of persons provided in the art.1, will benefit, starting with the 1 of the next month after the application submission, under the conditions of the present decree, from a monthly allowance of 130.000 lei tax free, if she or he did not remarry afterwards.
The level of the allowance granted according to the art. 2 and 3 will be indexed by the decision of the Government, depending on the evolution of prices and tariffs.
The persons under art. 1 and 3 will also benefit from the following rights:
a) medical assistance and treatment, free of charge and with priority, in ambulatory medical care as well as during the hospitalization;
b) free urban transport with the means of common transport belonging to the institutions with state capital (bus, trolley, tram, subway)
c) 6 free of charge travels, per year, with the Romanian railway, first class
d) 6 free of charge travels, per year, with the means of auto transportation or, be the case, transport by river, from the place of living up to the capital town of the county, for persons who do not have the possibility to travel by railroad;
e) a ticket a year, free of charge, for treatment in a resort;
f) waiver from taxes for radio and television;
g) priority when installing a telephone and waiver from the payment of telephone subscription fee;
h) provision, at request, free of charge, of a burial place.