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E-Law

The rapid development of information and communication technologies resulted in significant changes in both the legislation and the administration of justice. To respond to the new challenges of the information society the Law Program actively contributed to the development of the legal framework of new technologies drafting important pieces of legislation such as the Law on Registered Pledges and the Law on Electronic Document and Electronic Signature. The reform of the registration system towards the creation of modern electronic official registers is also part of the Law Program’s activities as are the increased introduction and use of information technologies in the work of the judiciary and law enforcement and the legal aspects of cyber security, in particular the legal regulation of cybercrime.

 


Events

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Round Table: Registration Strategy Reform: 10 Years later
On 18 October 2012 the Center for the Study of Democracy organized a round table on the topic “Strategy for Registration Reform: 10 Years Later”. Participants included representatives from the Ministry of Justice and other government agencies, prominent legal professionals, experts in the area of information technology, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the media. more »
 
Public Hearing: Improving Criminal Justice Systems in Europe: The Role of E-Tools and Performance Indicators
On 26 March 2012, the Center for the Study of Democracy, in partnership with Ms. Mariya Nedelcheva, Member of the European Parliament, the International Association Droit au Droit (Belgium) and the Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland), organised a Public Hearing on "Improving Criminal Justice Systems in Europe: The Role of E-Tools and performance indicators", which was held at the European Parliament in Brussels. more »
 
Presentation of the study: E-Tools for Criminal Case Management within Selected EU Member States
On 30 November 2011, at the National Institute of Justice, the Center for the Study of Democracy held the third of the series of training seminars on E-tools for Criminal Case Management within Selected EU Member States. The event was attended by the Director, Mr. Dragomir Yordanov, and experts of the National Insitute of Justice more »
 
Presentation of the study: E-Tools for Criminal Case Management within Selected EU Member States
On 25 November 2011, at the Sofia Regional Court, the Center for the Study of Democracy held the second of the series of training seminars on E-tools for Criminal Case Management within Selected EU Member States. The event was attended by Mr. Krassimir Vlahov, Chairman of the Sofia Regional Court, Ms. Gabriela Bakalova, Court Administrator, judges and officials of the court, as well as prosecutors from the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office. more »
 

Publications

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CSD Policy Brief No. 59: Registration of Non-profit Organisations: Legal Framework and Recommendations for Reform
Improvement of registration of non-profit organisations (NPOs) – associations and foundations, is a necessary precondition for strengthening the civil society and increasing its transparency and accountability. An easy and simple registration procedure, with no duplication of information and functioning automatic exchange of data, is an important stage in the establishment of a modern registration system. It also guarantees the availability of reliable and up-to-date information on all registered entities. more »
 
Legal Framework of Registration of Non-Profit Organisations: Assessment and Recommendations for Reform
Improvement of registration of non-profit organisations (NPOs) is a necessary precondition for strengthening the civil society and increasing its transparency and accountability. An easy and simple registration procedure, with no duplication of information and functioning automatic exchange of data, would allow the civic sector to concentrate on its substantive priorities. more »
 
Justice Sector Institutional Indicators for Criminal Case Management
The present white paper summarises the main findings of the Justice Sector Institutional Indicators for Criminal Case Management study. It puts forward the main problems which EU countries face in measuring justice system performance – there is no single assessment model and many countries are still in the experimental phase. more »
 
Justice Sector Institutional Indicators for Criminal Case Management: Efforts on Supranational and National Level, Bulgarian and Polish Perspective
This publication reviews the existing practices of courts’ performance measurement and criminal cases management based on the concepts of efficiency and effectiveness, transparency, quality care, benchmarking, result orientation and accountability. These efforts are considered on supranational and national level as two components of the process of implementing a quality model in the justice sector, growing increasingly intense at EU level. more »
 


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Law on Electronic Document and Electronic Signature
(Promulgated in state Gazette No.34/2001)

CSD Task Force on Electronic Commerce and Electronic Signature


 
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