The decisions of the Senate validating the list of the Superior Council of Magistracy members and the election of representatives of the civil society are unconstitutional, the Constitutional Court announced on Tuesday, thus admitting the complaints submitted by the Democrat Liberal Party, Romanian news agency Agerpres informs. sources claim that the vote was 5 to 3 in favor of the contestation submitted by the governing party.

UPDATE PSD Senator Dan Sova, member in the Judicial Committee claims that considering the decision of the Court, elections should be re-organized. Sova declared for that the Court cancelled the choices of the Council and created an institutional conflict.

Senator Iulian Urban explains that the Senate needs to resume validations for each member of the Council. Official sources declared for that the government considers issuing an emergency ordinance to delegate to the Justice ministry attributions to decide in those cases involving magistrates under investigation by prosecutors.

The list of newly elected members in the Superior Council of Magistracy was validated by the Senate on December 22, 2010 by 64 votes for and 60 against.