Law Amending The Law On Protection From Discrimination

Original Language Title: Закон за изменение и допълнение на Закона за защита от дискриминация

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Name of law
Law amending the Law for Protection against Discrimination

Name Bill
Bill amending the Law on Protection from Discrimination

Date of adoption

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DECREE № 49 Pursuant to Art. 98 pt. 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria
To be published in the "Official Gazette" Law amending the Law on Protection against Discrimination, adopted by HLIIІ National Assembly on March 25, 2015 | || Released in Sofia on March 27, 2015
President of the Republic: Rosen Plevneliev
stamped with the state seal.
Minister of Justice Hristo Ivanov

Law amending the Law for Protection against Discrimination (prom. SG. 86 of 2003 .; amend., SG. 70 of 2004 No.. 105 of 2005, pcs. 30 and 68, 2006, issue. 59 and 100 in 2007, pcs. 69 and 108 in 2008, pcs. 42, 74 and 103 of 2009 SG. 97 of 2010, pcs. 23 and 39, 2011, issue. 38 and 58 of 2012, pcs. 15 and 68 of 2013)
§ 1. Article 9 is amended so :
"Art. 9. In proceedings for protection from discrimination, since the party that claims to be discriminated presented facts on which it can be assumed that there is discrimination, the defendant must prove that the principle of equal treatment is disturbed. "
§ 2. In § 1 of the supplementary provisions shall be created item. 17:
" 17. The attribute "sex" under Art. 4 para. 1 includes cases of gender reassignment. "
Law was adopted by the 43rd National Assembly on March 25, 2015 and was affixed with the official seal of the National Assembly.
Chairman of the National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva