"The changes to the Electoral Code voted on second reading by the National Assembly's legal committee are probably not unconstitutional, but they are wrong and harmful," the interim Justice Minister Krum Zarkov said at a briefing. The Minister..
The approval, at first reading in parliament, of the creation of the figure of a prosecutor to investigate the Prosecutor General of Bulgaria took the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) by surprise. This is what..
On December 16, the Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria’s Parliament will vote the proposal aimed at amending the Criminal Procedure Code and creating a special prosecutor authorized to investigate this country’s Prosecutor General. The..
The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe has presented an assessment of the proposed amendments to the Bulgarian Constitution . The assessment was conducted following a demand by the Bulgarian side and was completed via an urgent procedure. The..
There is no obstacle for any prosecutor to investigate the Prosecutor General, the Constitutional Court of Bulgaria ruled by unanimous decision . The court decision comes after a cabinet asking which followed the report of the Venice Commission which..
Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov met at the Council of Ministers building with a delegation of the Venice Commission. Within the frameworks of the conversation Premier Borissov mentioned the conclusions of the last report under the Cooperation and..
Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva met with the President of the Venice Commission with the Council of Europe Gianni Buquicchio who is paying a visit to Bulgaria on occasion of the 140 th anniversary since the adoption of the..