The new Prime Minister, Emil Boc, received the PM mandate on Tuesday from the former head of Government, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, the two signing the management archive transfer. All ministries will go through the mandate handing over before 14:00h, the time when the first governmental session of the new cabinet is scheduled.

The Defense, Agriculture, Development and Finance ministries already went through the procedures. At the Transport Ministry, the new head of the institution, Radu Berceanu, took over the office without the proper procedure, the former minister, Ludovic Orban, failing to show up at the scheduled time.