Bulgaria Legislation

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Constitutional Law

Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

Human Rights

Law on Gatherings, Meetings and Manifestations (1990 as amended 1998)

Protection Against Discrimination Act (as amended in 2006)

Litigation And Court Procedure

Attorney Act

Constitutional Court Act (as amended in 2003)

Constitutional Court Act No. 67/16 (August 1991)

Judicial System Act

Judicial System Act (as last amended in July 2002)

Judiciary System Act

Law on normative acts

Law on the legal support

Ombudsman Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ombudsman Act (as amended in 2006)

Regulation of the organization and the activity of the ombudsman

Regulations on the Organization of the Activities of the Constitutional Court (as amended in 2001)

Rules on the Organization of the Activities of the Constitutional Court Act No. 106/20 (December 1991)

Supreme Administrative Court Act

Electoral Law

Act on Election of Members of Parliament (2001)

Political Parties Act (2009)

Presidential Election Act (enacted on 4 October 1991, lastly amended in 1998)

Administrative / Public Law

Administrative Procedure Act

Administrative Procedure Act

Administrative Violations and Sanctions Act

Administrative Violations and Sanctions Act

Bulgarian Civil Service Act

Bulgarian State Aids Law

Citizenship Law of Bulgaria (October 1968, as lastly amended in 1989)

Concessions Act

Denominations Act

Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act (as amended in 2006)

Higher Education Act

Higher Education Act

Law for The Foreigners In The Republic Of Bulgaria

Law for the Asylum and the Refugees

Law for the Asylum and the Refugees (as amended in 2007)

Law for the Bulgarian Citizenship (last amended December 2007)

Law for the Bulgarian Identification Documents

Law for the Bulgarian Identification Documents (1998, as amended 2007)

Law for the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria

Law on Asylum and Refugees (2002)

Law on Foreigners

Law on Gatherings, Meetings and Manifestations

Law on Local Government and Local administration

Law on the Statistics

Law on the Statistics

Law on the state reserves and the war time reserves

Ministry of Interior Act

National Education Act

Privatization Funds Act

Public Education Act

Public Education Act

Public Procurement Act

Public Procurement Act

Regulations for Application of the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act (as amended in 2004)

Regulations for implementation of the Law for the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria (amended 24 February 2004)

Criminal Law

Act on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and on Control of Toxic Chemicals and the Precursors thereof

Child Protection Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Child Protection Act (31 May 2000)

Criminal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria

Criminal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria

Criminal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria

Criminal Procedure Code

Criminal Procedure Code

Law On Combating the Illegal Trafficking in Human Beings (2004)

Law On Combating the Illegal Trafficking in Human Beings (2004)

Law On Combating the Illegal Trafficking in Human Beings (2004)

Law On Measures Against The Financing Of Terrorism

Law On The Forfeiture Of Criminal Assets To The Exchequer

Law of the protection of persons threatened in connection with criminal procedure<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Law on control over the explosives, firearms and munitions

Law on support and financial compensation to crime victims<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Measures Against Money Laundering Act

Measures Against Money Laundering Act

Measures Against Money Laundering Act

Measures Against Money Laundering Act

Measures Against Money Laundering Act

Measures Against Money Laundering Act (Bulgarian)

Penal Code

Penal Code

Penal Code as amended up to October 2005 (in Bulgarian)

Penal Procedure Code<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Protection against Domestic Violance Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Protection against domestic Violence Act

Rules Implementing the Law on Control of Explosives, Firearms and Ammunitions

Rules of Procedure of the Law on the Measures against Money Laundering (Bulgarian)

Civil Law

Child Protection Act (2003)

Civil Procedure Code

Civil Procedure Code

Family Code

Obligations and Contracts Act

Ownership Act

Ownership Act.

Privatization and Post-Privatization Control ACT

Regulation on Auctions and Competitive Tenders

Restitution of Nationalised Real Property Act

State Property Act

Territorial, Urban and Rural Development Act

Commercial Law

Commerce Act

Commercial Law

Law on export control of arms and dual-use items and technologies

Law on export control of arms and dual-use items and technologies

Prices Act

Regulation on implementation of the Law on Export control of arms and dual-use items and technologies

Wine and Spirits Act

Company Law

Act on the Special Investment Purpose Companies

Cooperatives Act

Law On Non-profit Legal Entities

Law On The Small- And Medium-size Enterprises

Law on Non-Profit Legal Entities (2000)

Law on the Protection of Competition

Law on the Protection of Competition

Law on the Protection of Competition

Law on the Protection of Competition

Transformation and Privatization of State Owned and Municipal Enterprises Act

Labor Law

Employment Promotion Act

Employment Promotion Act

Employment Promotion Act (as amended in 2005)

Labor Code

Labor Code

Labor Code

Law for social support<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Social Assistance Act (as amended in 2002)

Social Insurance Code

Vocational Education and Training Act

Health Law

Health Insurance Act

Health Insurance Act

Law of Health.

Law on Blood, Blood Donation And Blood Transfusion

Law on Blood, Blood Donation And Blood Transfusion

Law on Foodstuffs.

Law on Medical Devices 2009

Law on Medical Devices 2009

Law on Medical Establishments

Law on the Bulgarian red Cross

Law on the Bulgarian red Cross

Medicinal Products in Human Medicine Act

People's Health Act

Regulations for the Application of the Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act

Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act

Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act

Mining Law

Law for the underground natural resources

Law on Mineral Resources of 1999.

Mines and Quarries Act

Tax Law

Coporate Income tax Act 2010

Corporate Income Tax Act

Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act

Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act

Excise Tax Act

Excise Tax Act

Gambling Act

Law on Customs

Law on Gambling

Law on Gambling

Local Taxes and Fees Act

Local Taxes and Fees Act

Personal Income Tax Act

Personal Income Tax Act

Personal Income Tax Act

Regulation No. 4 of 28 August 1993 on Tax Registration

Regulation on the necessary documents for issuing permits under the Law for the gambling

Regulations for Application of the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act

Regulations for Application of the Value Added Tax Act

Regulations for Application of the Value Added Tax Act

Tax Administration Act

Tax On Profits Act

Tax On Profits Act

Tax Procedure Act

Tax Procedure Act

Tax and Social Insurance Procedure Code

Tax and Social Insurance Procedure Code

Value Added Tax Act

Value Added Tax Act

Value Added Tax Act

Banking Law

Accountancy Act

Accountancy Act

Act on Special Investment Purpose Companies

Act on Special Investment Purpose Companies

Banking and Lending Act

Currency Law

Financial Supervision Commission Act

Financial Supervision Commission Act (Bulgarian)

Foreign Exchange Act

Law On Public Offering Of Securities

Law for Social Investment Fund (1999)

Law on Accounting (Bulgarian)

Law on Bank Bankruptcy

Law on Bank Deposit Guarantee

Law on Consumer Credit (effective as of 12 May 2010) (Bulgarian)

Law on Consumer Credit (effective up to 11 May 2010) (Bulgarian)

Law on Credit Institutions

Law on Distance Financial Services (Bulgarian)

Law on Markets in Financial Instruments (Bulgarian)

Law on Measures against Market Abuse with Financial Instruments

Law on Measures against Market Abuse with Financial Instruments (Bulgarian)

Law on Mortgage-backed Bonds

Law on Payment Services and Payment Systems 2009

Law on Public Offering of Securities

Law on Public Offering of Securities (Bulgarian)

Law on Redenomination of the Bulgarian Lev

Law on Registered Pledges

Law on Supplementary Supervision on Financial Conglomerates (Bulgarian)

Law on the Bulgarian National Bank

Law on the Government Debt

Markets in Financial Instruments Act

Ordinance No. 10 of the BNB on the Internal Control in Banks

Ordinance No. 11 of the BNB on Bank Liquidity Management and Supervision

Ordinance No. 12 of the BNB on the Supervision on a Consolidated Basis

Ordinance No. 13 of the BNB of 16 July 2009 on the Application of International Bank Account Numbers and Bank Identifier Codes (effective as of 1 November 2009)

Ordinance No. 14 of the BNB of 4 February 2010 on the Content of the Audit Report for Supervisory Purposes (effective as of 1 March 2010)

Ordinance No. 15 of the Ministry of Finance and the BNB on the Control over Transactions in Government Securities

Ordinance No. 16 of the BNB of 16 July 2009 on Payment Institutions and Payment System Operators Licensing (effective as of 1 November 2009)

Ordinance No. 17 of the BNB on Establishing the Amount of Bank Investment under Article 47 of the Law on Credit Institutions

Ordinance No. 18 of the BNB on the Control over Quality of Banknotes and Coins in Cash Circulation

Ordinance No. 19 of the Ministry of Finance and the BNB on the Central Depository of Securities

Ordinance No. 2 of the BNB on the Licenses, Approvals and Permissions Granted by the Bulgarian National Bank According to the Law on Credit Institutions

Ordinance No. 20 of the BNB on the Issuance of Approvals under Article 11, Paragraph 3 of the Law on Credit Institutions

Ordinance No. 21 of the BNB on the Minimum Required Reserves Maintained with the Bulgarian National Bank by Banks

Ordinance No. 22 of the BNB of 16 July 2009 on the Central Credit Register (effective as of 1 October 2009)

Ordinance No. 23 of the BNB on the Terms and Procedure for Payment of Insured Amounts on Deposits with Banks with Revoked Licenses

Ordinance No. 24 of the BNB on the Exchange of Old Banknotes and Coins for New Banknotes and Coins in Connection with the Redenomination of the Bulgarian Lev

Ordinance No. 26 of the BNB on Financial Institutions

Ordinance No. 27 of the BNB on the Balance of Payments Statistics

Ordinance No. 28 of the BNB on Information Collected by Banks about Crossborder Transfers and Payments

Ordinance No. 3 of the BNB of 16 July 2009 on the Terms and Procedure for the Execution of Payment Transactions and Use of Payment Instruments(effective as of 1 November 2009)

Ordinance No. 31 of the BNB on Government Securities Settlement

Ordinance No. 32 of the BNB on Reporting Requirements and Assignee’s in Bankruptcy Budget

Ordinance No. 33 of the BNB on the Assignee’s in Bankruptcy Remuneration

Ordinance No. 34 of the BNB on Collecting Information and Conducting Inspections Regarding Assignee’s in Bankruptcy Activity

Ordinance No. 35 of the Ministry of Justice and the BNB on the Procedure for Auction Sale of Movables Placed as Collateral with a Bank

Ordinance No. 36 of the BNB on Custodian Banks under the Social Security Code

Ordinance No. 5 of the Ministry of Finance and the BNB on the Terms and Procedure for Acquisition, Registration, Redemption and Trade in Government Securities

Ordinance No. 6 of the BNB on Extending Collateralized Lev Loans to Banks

Ordinance No. 7 of the BNB on the Large Exposures of Banks

Ordinance No. 8 of the BNB on Capital Adequacy of Credit Institutions

Ordinance No. 9 of the BNB on the Evaluation and Classification of Risk Exposures of Banks and the Allocation of Specific Provisions for Credit Risk

Ordinance No. I-171 of the Ministry of Interior and the BNB on Organization and Control over Ensuring Security of Banks and Non-bank Financial Institutions

Ordinance No.25 of the BNB under § 4, para. 2 of the Transitional and Final Provisions of the Law on Redenomination of the Bulgarian Lev

Ordinance on the Terms and Procedure for Acquisition and Redemption of Long-term Government Bonds Issued under Structural Reform

Organic Budget Law

Securities, Stock Exchanges and Investment Companies Act

Social Security Fund Act

State Aid Act

State Debt Law<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Insurance Law

Export Insurance Act

Insurance Code

Communications And Media Law

Access to Public Information Act (2000 as amended 2006)

Law for Protection of the Personal Data

Law for the Protection of Personal Data (2002, as amended 2006)

Law for the Protection of the Classified Information

Law for the protection of the Classified Information (2002, as amended 2004)

Personal Data Protection Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Postal Services Act

Radio And Television Act

Radio And Television Act

Radio And Television Act

Telecommunications Act

Transport And Maritime Law

Civil Aviation Act

Law On The Maritime Spaces, Inland Waterways And Ports Of The Republic Of Bulgaria

Merchant Shipping Code

ORDINANCE 1 of 10 January 2003 Concerning Entry in the Register of Vessels (State Gazete No.7)

ORDINANCE 2 of 10 January 2003 Regarding Measurement of Vessels, Navigating Inland Waterways

Ordinance No. 12 on Port State Control Inspections<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance No. 15 of 28 September 2004 on the Delivery and Reception of Ship-generated Waste and Cargo Residues, amend. SG No 28 of 14 April 2009<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance No. 4 of 9 January 2004 on Recognition of Organizations for Surveys of Ships and Ship Owners<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance No. 5 Related to Ship Documents<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance No. 54 of 12 July 2004 on the Technical Requirements and Conformity Assessment of the Equipment of Sea-going Ships (72 KB)

Ordinance No. 6 on Seafarers’ Competence in the Republic of Bulgaria of the Minister of transport, published in SG No.101 from 04.12.2007<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance No. 9 of 11 February 2003 on Medical Services on Ships

Ordinance No. 9 of 29 July 2005 on the Requirements for Port Operational Suitability, amend. SG No 103 of 7 December 2007

Railway Transport Act

Regulation on the access to and use of railway infrastructure

Regulation on the medical and psychological requirements for staff engaged in the rail transport of passengers and goods and in activities accompanying that transport and on the examinations conducted prior to departure

Trafic Law

Environmental Law

Agricultural Producers' Protection Act

Amendments to the Law on protection of the environment.

Biological Diversity Act

Biological Diversity Act

Biological Diversity Act 2002

Environment Protection Act

Environment Protection Act

Environmental Protection Act (2002)

Environmental Protection Act (State Gazette No 91/25.09.2002)

Forestry Act

Forestry Act

Law for Hunting and Protection of the Game.

Law of Preservation of Environment.

Law of the Purity of Atmospheric Air.

Law on Protection against Harmful Impact of Chemical Substances and Preparations

Law on Tourism

Law on Waste Management (State Gazette No 86/2003)

Law on obligations to the international reimbursement of damages from oil pollution fund

Medicinal Plants Act (State Gazette No 29/2000)

Nature Protection Act

Protected Areas Act (State Gazette No 133/1998)

Protection of Waters and Soil against Pollution Act.

Regulation on the terms and conditions for carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment (SG 25/18.03.2003)

Regulations for implementation of the Law for the forests.

Water act (State Gazette No. 67/27.1999)

Waters Act

Waters Act

Waters Act

Intellectual Property Law

Copyright and Neighbouring Rights

Law of 1999 on Topography of Integrated Circuits

Law on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights, as amended 2002

Law on Industrial Designs (1999) as amended and consolidated as of 20 July 2007

Law on Industrial Designs, State Gazette No 81/99, in force from 15.12.1999

Law on Marks and Geographical Indications

Law on Marks and Geographical Indications, State Gazette No 81/99, in force from 15.12.1999, amend. No 82/99

Law on Patents and Utility Model Registration

Law on Patents and Utility Model Registration, 1993, as amended and consolidated 20 July 2007

Law on Topography of Integrated Circuits, State Gazette No 81/99, in force from 15.12.1999

Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties and Animal Breeds

Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties and Animal Breeds, 1999, as amended and consolidated 20 October 2000

Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties and Animal Breeds, State Gazette No 84/96, in force from 04.01.1997, amend. No 27/98, amend. No 81/99, amend. No 86/2000

Patent Law, last amended by Law of 26 June 2002

Patents Act

Regulation of the Council of Ministers on Border Measures for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulations on the Drafting, Filing and Examination of Applications for the Registration of Industrial Designs, Publ. State Gazette No. 9 (1 February 2000)

Regulations on the Drafting, Filing and Examination of Applications for the Registration of Industrial Designs, State Gazette No 9/2000

Regulations on the Drafting, Filing and Examination of Applications for the Registration of Marks and Geographical Indications, State Gazette No 9/2000

Tariff of Fees Collected by the Patent Office, Government Decree No 242/27.12.1999, State Gazette No 114/99, effective as from 27.12.1999

Tariff of fees collected by the Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

Trademarks &amp; Geographical Indications, Regulation, as consolidated 2007

Energy Law

Act on the safe use of Nuclear Energy

Energy Act 2006

Energy Efficiency Act<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Energy Efficiency Act 2006

Law on Energy

Law on Energy

Law on Energy

Law on the obligatory reserves of oil and oil products

Regulation for radiation protection during activities with sources of ionizing radiation

Regulation for safe management of radioactive waste<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation for safety of spent fuel management<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation for the conditions and procedure for establishing of special-statutory areas around nuclear facilities and facilities with sources of ionizing radiation

Regulation for the procedure for issuing licenses and permits for safe use of nuclear energy

Regulation for the provision of physical protection of nuclear facilities, nuclear material and radioactive substances<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation of the conditions and procedure for notification of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency about events in nuclear facilities and sites with sources of ionizing radiation

Regulation on basic norms of radiation protection<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation on emergency planning and emergency preparedness in case of nuclear and radiological emergencies

Regulation on ensuring the safety of nuclear power plants

Regulation on ensuring the safety of research nuclear installations

Regulation on safety during decomissioning of nuclear facilities

Regulation on the conditions and procedure of transport of radioactive material<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation on the procedure for payment of the fees collected pursuant to the Act on the Safe Use of Nuclear Energy

Regulation on the terms and procedure for delivery of radioactive waste to the Radioactive Waste State-Owned Company<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation on the terms and procedure for exemption of small quantities of nuclear material from the application of the Vienna convention on civil liability for nuclear damage

Regulation on the terms and procedure for obtaining of vocational qualification and on the procedure for issuing of licenses for specialised training and of individual licenses for use of nuclear power<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Regulation on the terms and the procedure for collection and provision of information and for maintaining registers on the activities pertaining to the application of safeguards in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources and Biofuels Act

Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources and Biofuels Act - Prom. SG. 49/19.06.2007, amended SG. 98/14.11.2008

Construction Law

Territorial, Urban and Rural Development Act

Agriculture Law

Law for Preservation of the Agricultural Lands.

Ownership and Use of Farm Land Act

Ownership and use of farmland Act.

Regulations for implementation of the Law for Protection of Agricultural Lands.

E-Commerce

Electronic document and electronic signature act

Law on Electronic communication

Ordinance on the activities of the Certification-Service-Providers, the terms and procedures of termination thereof, and the requirements for provision of certification services<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance on the procedure for registration of Certification-Service-Providers<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Ordinance on the requirements to the algorithms of advanced electronic signature<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Arbitration Law

Law On International Commercial Arbitration

Law On International Commercial Arbitration

Commentated Laws

Guide to Bulgarian Tax Law Research<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>

Law Sources

Bulgaria Commission for the protection of competition

Bulgarian Law Portal

Bulgarian National bank

Civil Aviation Administration

Communications Regulation Commision

Customs Agency

Financial supervision commission

Invest Bulgaria Agency

Legislationonline

Ministry of Agriculture and food

Ministry of Culture

Ministry of Economy and Energy

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Environment and Water

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works

Ministry of Transport and Communications

Minority related national legislation

National Assembly

Nuclear Regulatory Agency

Paragraf22 (Legal Portal)

Privatization Agency

Railway Administration Executive Agency

State Commission for Energy regulation

State Construction Supervision Agency

The Bulgarian Center for Not-For-Profit Law (BCNL)

the Bulgarian Institute for Legal Development