New Law Amending and Supplementing the Government Ordinance no. 29/1997 on Romanian Civil Aviation Code

Wednesday, June 11st, 2014, the Romanian Chamber of Deputies (the lower chamber of the Romanian Parliament) adopted a draft law on integration into the Romanian legislation of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.

The draft changes the Gorvernment Ordinance 29/1997 on civil aviation code, previously issued by the Romanian Senate.

The project introduces provisions in the Civil Aviation Code to allow operation of unmanned aircrafts  (UAV unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones) in the Romanian airspace. The explanatory memorandum shows that the proposed legislative interventions harmonizes the national legislation  with the EU legislation.