The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

  Country profile: BULGARIA

 
CEPEJ Member

 

National Correspondent

Ekaterina TODOROVA
Senior Expert
International Legal Cooperation and European Affairs Directorate
Ministry of Justice
1 Slavyanska
1040 Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 2 9237 441
+359 2 9809 223
ekaterina.stoyanova@justice.government.bg

 
Ekaterina TODOROVA
Senior Expert
International Legal Cooperation and European Affairs Directorate
Ministry of Justice
1 Slavyanska
1040 Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 2 9237 441
+359 2 9809 223
ekaterina.stoyanova@justice.government.bg
     
Member of the Lisbon Network

 

Pilot Court

Ms Kremena HARALANOVA
Expert
Continiuos Training Department
National Institute of Justice of Bulgaria

 
Sabina NENKOVA HRISTOVA
District Court of Burgas
Alexandrovska 101
8000 BURGAS
osburgas@abv.bg
     
Evaluation Exercise
     
Translations of CEPEJ documents (if available):

 

     
Links to relevant Institutions

 

Ressources
 

Legal texts (Codes, laws, regulations etc.)

   www.vss.justice.bg
Case-law of the higher court/s

    www.vks.bg
    www.sac.government.bg
Other documents (e.g. forms)

    www.vss.justice.bg

     
Recent developments in the judicial field
Yambol administrative Court of Bulgaria, Winner of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for innovative Court practices : Equal before the law, but not always equal before the language Improving communication between courts and citizens

A CEPEJ meeting, in the framework of a targeted cooperation, concerning criteria for individual evaluation of judges took place in Sofia from 21 to 22 January 2009. On this occasion, Miglena Tacheva, Bulgarian Ministry of Justice, has officialy asked the CEPEJ delegation to prepare an expertise on the actual methodology of evaluation of the judges work in Bulgaria, with an aim of a reform in the weeks to come. The delegation was also received at the Council for the Judiciary.

Organisational chart of the system of justice