Bulgaria : Law and justice in Bulgaria (FO371-142968).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
  • London : Foreign Office, 1959.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • General Correspondence from 1906-1966 (Great Britain. Foreign Office. Political Departments) ; FO371-142968. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FO371: Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966 ; FO371-142968
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960: Module 1
  • History Commons
Summary note
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.
  • File date: 1959.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 1989.
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