Jan 23

European Commission takes Bulgaria to court over illegal landfills

  The European Commission has eventually decided to take Bulgaria to the EU Court of Justice for failing to protect its citizens from the effects of bad waste management. The move has been taken on the recommendation of Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik, the European Commission announced in a press release.

 

Jan 17

Committee on Legal Affairs to the 42nd National Assembly adopts controversial proposals for amending the Law on Amending the Law on Public Procurement

  At its meeting today the Committee on Legal Affairs to the 42nd National Assembly adopted some controversial proposals for amending the Law on Amending the Law on Public Procurement. Therewith municipalities and ministries are provided the legal opportunity to assign companies in which the state and / or the municipalities is/are sole or majority owners with the implementation of public procurement without having to announce and follow the otherwise required competition procedure for choosing a final public procurement contractor.