Bulgaria’s judiciary faces funding shortage – reports

Bulgaria’s judicial system had enough funds in its maintenance budget to last for a further two weeks, after which courthouses across the country would have no more money left to pay for utilities and other running costs, reports in Bulgarian media said.

According to the reports, this year’s maintenance budget for the judicial system was cut in half. However, there appears to be no risk of magistrates going without pay because those funds are allocated under a different section of the judicial budget.

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