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New rules regarding the authorisation of value tickets issuers

The authorisation of value tickets issuers is subject to new rules as of April 9, 2019[1].

The new provisions mainly refer to the following aspects:

  • Composition, working procedure and decisions of the Commission for the authorisation of value tickets issuers;
  • Procedure that must be followed by value tickets issuers in order to obtain the authorisation to operate;
  • Criteria regarding the authorisation to operate of value tickets issuers, by reference to the types of issued tickets (meal tickets, gift tickets, crèche tickets, holiday vouchers, cultural tickets).

These new provisions shall apply to all authorisation requests submitted starting with January 1, 2019 by the issuers of meal tickets, gift tickets, crèche tickets and cultural tickets.

In what concerns holiday vouchers, the new regulations shall apply as of January 1, 2021. Until then, the authorisation to operate of holiday vouchers issuers shall remain subject to the provisions of Order No. 2007/2008 of the economy and finances minister[2].

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[1] Order No. 1908/2019 of the public finances minister on the amendment and completion of the Order No. 2007/2008 of the economy and finances minister regarding the approval of the composition of the Commission for authorisation of economic operators in fields with specific regulations and of the Regulation for its organisation and functioning, as well as of the Criteria regarding the authorisation to operate of tickets issuers and Order No. 1909/2019 of the public finances minister on the approval of the criteria regarding the authorisation to operate of value tickets issuers, of the composition and working procedure of the Commission for authorisation of value tickets issuers, as well as of the composition of the team of specialists provided by Art. 22 of the Methodological Norms for the application of Law No. 165/2018 on granting value tickets, approved though Government Decision No. 1045/2018, published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, No. 269 of April 9, 2019.

[2] Order No. 2007/2008 of the economy and finances minister regarding the approval of the composition of the Commission for authorisation of economic operators in fields with specific regulations and of the Regulation for its organisation and functioning, as well as of the Criteria regarding the authorisation to operate of tickets issuers.

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