Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.073 - European Convention on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 23/08/2019

Bulgaria

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 30 March 2004 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 41, paragraph 1, of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria reserves its right:

a) to refuse a request for proceedings, if it considers that the offence is a purely religious offence (Appendix I, sub-paragraph a);
b) to refuse a request for proceedings for an act the sanctions for which, in accordance with its own law, can be imposed only by an administrative authority (Appendix I, sub-paragraph b);
c) not to accept Article 22 (Appendix I, sub-paragraph c);
d) not to accept Article 23 (Appendix I, sub-paragraph d);
e) not to accept the provisions contained in the second sentence of Article 25 (Appendix I, sub-paragraph e);
f) not to accept the provisions laid down in Article 26, paragraph 2 (Appendix I, sub-paragraph f);
g) not to apply Articles 30 and 31 in respect of an act for which the sanctions, in accordance with its own law or that of the other State concerned, can be imposed only by an administrative authority (Appendix I, sub-paragraph g).
Period covered: 01/07/2004 -
Articles concerned : 41


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