The Internal Regulation of the Regional Centres for Accommodation and Procedures for Asylum-Seekers

The rights of asylum seekers during their accommodation at the centre 

During their accommodation at the centre, the asylum seekers are entitled mainly to the following rights:

  1. to move within the centre and outside it, subject to observing the centre schedule;
  2. to communicate directly or by mail with people outside the centre;
  3. to receive packages or money and to do shopping;
  4. to submit requests, notices or claims;
  5. to participate in cultural, educational and entertainment activities held within the centre or outside it;
  6. to carry out religious activities.

During their accommodation at the centre, the asylum seekers will receive accommodation facilities, food preparation and serving facilities, hygiene and maintenance materials, medical and psychological assistance.

The asylum seekers with particular needs will receive customized accommodation and assistance conditions at the accommodation centre.

The obligations of asylum seekers during their accommodation at the centre 

During their accommodation at the centre, the asylum seekers have the following obligations:

  1. to observe the daily schedule and the individual and collective hygiene rules;
  2. to observe and to carry out, as applicable, the orders issued by the centre’s staff as part of their professional duties;
  3. to be respectful towards the centre’s staff and towards any individual outside the centre with whom they get in contact, such as the representatives of the law courts, of the healthcare entities or of nongovernmental organizations;
  4. to observe the habits and the privacy of the other asylum seekers accommodated at the centres;
  5. to observe the room distribution assigned upon reception at the centre;
  6. to maintain clean the facilities designed for accommodation, meal serving and common activities;
  7. to preserve and to maintain properly the material equipment of the centre throughout their accommodation;
  8. to submit to healthcare examinations and vaccinations whenever necessary and to observe the medical and sanitary measures, including the preventive measures decide by the centre’s physician;
  9. to inform forthwith the healthcare staff about any diseases they are suffering or suffered from;
  10. to become familiar with the regulatory provisions on fire prevention and the behaviour in case of fire and to put them into practice when needed.

Interdictions to asylum seekers during their accommodation at the centre 

During their accommodation at the centre, the asylum seekers must not:

  1. to initiate, to organize, to support, to take part or to develop any kind of actions, manifestations or meetings that may be detrimental to the centre’s staff safety and internal order;
  2. to commit acts of violence against the staff, the persons conducting their missions at the centre or visitors, against other accommodated foreigners or against any other persons;
  3. to incite, to organize, to support or to take part in acts of indiscipline, in rebellion, riots, acts of active or passive disobedience or other group violent actions that may jeopardize the centre’s order, discipline and safety;
  4. to leave the centre without prior notification to the centre management, when the asylum seeker is subject to the measure provided in article 192(1)(b) of the Act no. 122/2006;
  5. to threaten the staff, the persons conducting their missions at the centres or the visitors, the other asylum seekers living in the centre, as well as any other person;
  6. to express themselves publicly by obscene language, gestures or acts;
  7. to possess, trade in or consume alcoholic drinks or toxic and/or hallucinogenic substances;
  8. to use open fire or flammable substances;
  9. to enter the areas marked with the wording “Accesul interzis”(Access Forbidden);
  10. to block the access and/or exit ways of the accommodation facilities or of the shared facilities;
  11. to work and to possess such forbidden objects, materials or substances as specified in annex no. 4;
  12. to disturb the centre’s silence and order;
  13. to intentionally prevent the centre’s activities from taking place;
  14. to exchange or trade in food, equipment or other goods;
  15. to use the services of other asylum seekers accommodated at the centre for personal interests;
  16. to use the centre’s available electric system, equipment or materials for other purposes than as designed or to alter them;
  17. to hide any medicinal products whatsoever in their rooms or in other places;
  18. to practice gambling in order to gain benefits;
  19. to use mobile phones, laptops or other similar devices in order to take pictures, to record and send images;
  20. to send and to receive mails, food, equipment or other goods by other ways than as established hereby;
  21. to smoke in other places than those established by the decision of the centre’s manager or of the deputy thereof;
  22. to acquire or to possess means of payment (RON, foreign currency), goods or other valuables in other conditions than as laid down herein;
  23. to cover with cloth, paper or other flammable materials the light bulbs, the lighting units or other heat sources;
  24. to proceed to makeshifts of the systems or of the equipment available for use that might cause fires/accidents;
  25. to render useless the centre’s available technical means of fire control.

Disciplinary measures that may be taken against the asylum seekers during their accommodation at the centre: 

  1. verbal warning;
  2. written warning;
  3. suspended payment of the amount of RON 6/individual/day/ accounting for local transportation, cultural services, media, repairs and maintenance services, personal hygiene expenditures for a time between one and three months;
  4. temporary eviction from the centre for 24 hours;
  5. temporary eviction from the centre for 7 days;
  6. permanent eviction from the centre.