THE EVOLUTION OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR DEFENCE PLANNING IN ROMANIA
In a geopolitical and geostrategic environment that seems to be more complex than ever, ensuring the security of the world's states becomes a leading and binding concern on the part of the political-military decision-makers. In this respect, considering the various constraints of political, economic and social nature, as well as the availability of limited resources, a reliable defence planning system should ensure the achievement of the defence policy objectives in the most effective and efficient way, seeking to make the best use of available resources. Additionally, taking into account that the defence planning process has a long-term horizon, appropriate consistency and continuity of policy objectives regarding national security must be ensured in order to avoid undesired consequences on the long run that might translate in future unacceptable security risks.
Keywords: defence planning; legal framework; capabilities; NDPP.
*** Law no. 473 dated 4 November 2004 on Defence Planning, published in Official Journal of Romania no. 1052, on 12 November 2004.
*** Law no. 203 dated 16 July 2015 on Defence Planning, published in Official Journal of Romania no. 555, on 27 July 2015.
*** Parliament Decision No. 36 dated 18 December 2001 on Endorsement of National Security Strategy of Romania, published in Official Journal of Romania no. 822, on 20 December 2001.
*** Government Order no. 52 dated 12 August 1998 on National Defence Planning of Romania, published in Official Journal of Romania no. 302, on 18 August 1998.
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