All posts tagged judiciary

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March 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria ranked second from bottom in a survey in European Union countries of perceptions of judicial independence. This was the second year running that Bulgaria ranked second-bottom, and perceptions of […]


Bulgarian Parliament cancels judiciary inspectorate chief election

January 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on January 29 to cancel the election of a new head of the inspectorate to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), ending the ...

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EC report to slam Bulgaria’s ‘disappointing and fragile’ judicial reform, fight against crime

January 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is to be handed a report by the European Commission that slams the country’s overall progress in judicial reform, the fight against org ...

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Bulgaria’s SJC appoints Hristo Dinev as Sofia city prosecutor

January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Hristo Dinev as Sofia City Prosecutor on January 16, filling the vacancy left by Nikolay Kok ...

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    Bulgaria’s SJC appoints new investigative service chief
    December 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Evgeni Dikov as the new head of the country’s investigative service on December 18, replacing Boiko Naidenov, who resigned last month. Dikov was one […]

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    Bulgaria deputy prosecutor-general resigns
    November 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Boiko Naidenov, who heads Bulgaria’s National Investigative Service, resigned on November 4 as head of the service and as an investigative magistrate, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Naidenov […]

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    Bulgarian President vetoes amendments to eavesdropping law
    July 25, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev said on July 25 that he has vetoed the amendments to the Special Surveillance Means Act, which regulates when and how law enforcement can use eavesdropping. […]

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    Bulgaria’s SJC elects new Plovdiv Regional Court chief
    April 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Vesselin Hadjiev as head of the Plovdiv Regional Court, filling the vacancy created after Sotir Tsatsarov was elected Prosecutor-General last year. Hadjiev was previously […]