This article aims to shed light on a current issue in Romania’s military administration - the statute of the military personnel. This subject is, unfortunately, not widely discussed. The burden, as it seems, to offer a possible solution lies within the obligations of the domestic Courts, and not of the scholars. By leaving this subject to be solved by Courts in a Civil Law system, certain problems can arise, such as various solutions that could contradict one another.

One case that sparked public reaction regarding the rules of the statute of limitations is the case of Mr. Pál Sipos, a Hungarian former secondary school teacher who involved his students in sexual games many decades ago, but he is not liable now due to the rules of the statute of limitations. His case has had a great media and public resonance and served as a reference for the amendment of the new Hungarian Criminal Code (hereinafter referred to as Criminal Code).

Justice appeared along with the first forms of organisation of human communities. At the dawn of civilisation, the conflicts that arose in human relationships were resolved directly by litigants and often ended in physical contact, where the strongest one became the right one. Gradually, people realised that they needed leaders, protection, and systems developed in order to ensure that the solution of a dispute is somehow objective.

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