Northern (N): Bulgaria (NG). Law and Justice in Bulgaria.


A file containing documents relating to Bulgarian legal issues. Documents in the file include a report of the ratification of a Romanian-Bulgarian legal cooperation treaty; and a translation of the accord. The treaty covered civil, family, and penal law. Civil law matters in the treaty include citizens' rights in the two countries; the language to be used in court cases; rules of procedure; and the administration and financing of cases. Issues covered by the family sections of the treaty include adoption; inheritance; and the practicalities of marriage, divorce, and the custody of children between Romanian and Bulgarian citizens. Criminal matters covered include extradition; prisoner transportation; and the sharing of prosecution reports and of criminal records. Other documents in the file include a United States State Department report on the passing of harsher penalties for gypsies by the Bulgarian National Assembly, and consideration of the gypsy minorities in other Eastern-bloc countries.
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Collection ID
Czechoslovakia Hungary Poland Romania Soviet Union
Department Reference
Code NG file 1641
Document Type
Correspondence Memoranda Reports Legal and Treaty Material
File Reference
FO 371/142968
Published in
United Kingdom
Subject Countries
International Relations Populations and Social Policy

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