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Special Issue J.L. & Admin. Sci. 545 (2015)
Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - Legal Decisional Document in Justice and Administration

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Charter of fundamental rights of the European Union- legal
decisional document in justice and administration
Lecturer Corina Florenta POPESCU, PhD.
Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Ecological University of Bucharest
coripopescu@yahoo.com
Associate professor Maria-lrina GRIGORE-RADULESCU, PhD.
Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Ecological University of Bucharest
Abstract
The international community is today more than ever concerned with the promotion of human rights as
widely as possible, with creating a legal framework as diversified for international cooperation in this field,
with creating a system as complex to promote and protect, on different legal ways, the human rights in
various fields and ensuring the fullest possible transposition of these into practice, including penalizing
infringements to the existing legal norms.
Keywords: charter, fundamental rights, European Union.
Introduction
On 7 December 2000, at Nice, was signed the text of the Charter of Fundamental
Rights of the European Union (hereinafter EU Charter), within a solemn meeting, by
the European Parliament President, the acting President of the EU Council and the
European Commission President [1], but since the text of the Charter has not been
included in the Treaty, it had no legal force [2], and its legal nature was of an inter-
institutional agreement (between the European Parliament, European Commission and
EU Council), these institutions undertaking to respect the rights contained in this
document [3].
The EU Charter was solemnly re-proclaimed by the European Parliament, the EU
Council and the European Commission on 12 December 2007. It represents a modern
document which does not impose any transfer of competences, establishing the
instruments with which can be controlled the way in which the Union or the Member
States shall exercise their competences in the human rights matter in the EU law [4].
Signing this document represented an important moment on the road of European
integration, reaffirming the signatories believe that the respect of human rights, of

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