Law Supplementing The Law On Foreigners In The Republic Of Bulgaria

Original Language Title: Закон за допълнение на Закона за чужденците в Република България

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Name of law Law supplementing the Law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Named Bill a bill supplementing the Law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria on the adoption Date 10/12/2013 number/year Official Gazette 108 Decree No 249/2013

On the grounds of art. 101, para. 3 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria

I DECLARE:

To be published in the Official Gazette the law amending and supplementing the law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria, adopted by the National Assembly of the HLIÌ 24 October 2013, readmitted 10 December 2013.

Issued in Sofia on 13 December 2013.

The President of the Republic: Rosen Plevneliev

Stamped with the State seal.

Minister of Justice: Zinaida Zlatanova

LAW

amending and supplementing the law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria (promulgated, SG. 153 of 1998; amend., SG. 70 (1999), no. 42 and 112 of 2001, 45/54 and 2002/37 and 103 of 2003 No. 37 and 70 by 2004, issue 11, 63 and 88 of 2005, no. 30 and 82 of 2006. , PC. 11, 29, 52, and 63 of the 109 2007, PCs. 13, 26, 28 and 69 since 2008, PCs. 12, 32, 36, 74, 82, 93 and 103 of 2009, PCs. 73 by 2010, PC. 9 and 43 from 2011, issue. 21 and 44 by 2012 PCs. 16, 17, 52, 68 and 70 in 2013)

§ 1. In art. 25 the following endorsements are added:

1. In paragraph 8. 1:

a) in item 2 Finally a comma and add "like a marriage with a foreigner with permanent residence under item 6, 7 or 8 the requirements for residence in the country do not apply";

(b)) a new point 7:

7. put the amount in item 6 in licensed credit institution in Bulgaria under contract for trust management with at least 5 years, and for the same term savings is not used for securing other cash loans of a credit institution in Bulgaria; "

c) item 17 shall be inserted: ' 17. received permission for permanent residence under art. 24, para. 1, item 19 and 20 and maintained investment for 5 years. "

2. in the Al. 2 creates a second sentence: "Circumstances under para. 1, item 6, 7 and 17 shall be established by the Bulgarian investment agency. "

§ 2. In art. 40, para. 1, item 1, the words "13 and 16" shall be replaced by "13, 16 and 17" and finally "be added as and when the investment for which the alien has obtained permanent residence, be suspended or transferred to another person before the expiration of the period fixed by the law, irrespective of the grounds for the termination or transfer.

Transitional and final provisions

§ 3. In the law on Bulgarian citizenship (official SG. 136 of 1998; amend. 41/2001, no. 54 of 2002, 109 and 52/2007, no. 74 and 82 from 2009, issue 33 of 2010/11 and 21 of 2012, issue 16, 66 and 68 from 2013) following amendments and supplements shall be made :

1. In art. 12:

and the current text) became al. 1;

(b)) is hereby set up al. 2:

"(2) the exemption is not required by the current citizenship for them:

1. persons: spouses of Bulgarian citizens;

2. nationals of a Member State of the European Union, of a State party to the agreement on the European economic area or the Swiss Switzerland;

3. nationals of States with which the Republic of Bulgaria has signed contracts to establish reciprocity. "

2. Article 12A shall be amended as follows:

"Art. 12. A person who has obtained a permit for permanent residence on the grounds of art. 25, para. 1, item 6, 7 or 8, or as a member of the family of such a person, or art. 25, para. 1, item 13 – in conjunction with art. 25 in, al. 2, item 2 or 3, or art. 25, para. 1, item 16 of the law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria may acquire Bulgarian citizenship, if it meets the conditions under art. 12, al. 1, item 1, 2, 3 and 4. "

3. In art. 13 in the text before point 1, the words "article. 12, items 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ' shall be replaced by "art. 12, al. 1, item 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ".

4. In art. 13 (a), para. 1 and 2, the words "article. 12, items 1, 3, 4 and 5 "are replaced by" article. 12, al. 1, item 1, 3, 4 and 5 ".

5. In art. 14 the words "art. 12, items 1, 3, 4 and 5 "are replaced by" article. 12, al. 1, item 1, 3, 4 and 5 ".

6. In art. 14 (a), para. 1:

and in the text) before item 1 the words "art. 12, items 1 and 3 ' shall be replaced by "art. 12, al. 1, paragraphs 1 and 3;

b) point 1 shall be amended as follows:

"1. no more than one year is authorized for permanent residence in the Republic of Bulgaria pursuant to art. 25, para. 1, item 6 or 7 of the law on foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria and has increased its investment in the same conditions of law to a value of at least $ 2 million. leva, or devotes no less than 1 million. Leva in the capital of the Bulgarian company, which performs a priority investment project, certified under the investment promotion Act; ".

7. In art. 15, para. 1 in the text before point 1, the words "article. 12, item 2, 4, 5 and 6 ' shall be replaced by "art. 12, al. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 ".

§ 4. This law shall apply to applications for acquiring Bulgarian citizenship by naturalization, submitted to its entry into force.

The law was adopted by the 42nd National Assembly on 24 October and 10 December 2013 and is stamped with the official seal of the National Assembly.

President of the National Assembly: Mihail Mikov

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