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Contracting Parties  >   Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons > Bulgaria 

 
Date
AccessionMarch 22, 2012
Entry into forceJune 20, 2012

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Reservations made upon accession:
"1. Reservation to Article 7, paragraph 2: 'In accordance with Article 38, paragraph 1 of the Convention, the Republic of Bulgaria reserves the right not to apply the provision of Article 7, paragraph 2.'
2. Reservation to Article 21: 'The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 21 according to the conditions and the order provided for by the national legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria.'
3. Reservation to Article 23: 'The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 23 according to the conditions and the order provided for by the national legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria.'
4. Reservation to Article 24, paragraph 1, subparagraph (b) and Article 24, paragraph 2: 'The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 24, paragraph 1, subparagraph (b) and Article 24, paragraph 2 according to the conditions and the order provided for by the national legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria.'
5. Reservation to Article 24, paragraph 3: 'The Republic of Bulgaria shall apply Article 24, paragraph 3 only concerning agreements which will be concluded in the future.'
6. Reservation to Article 27: 'Pursuant to Article 27 of the Convention, the identity document ('Stateless person foreign-travel certificate') shall be issued to stateless persons, who have been granted this status on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and having permanent or long-term residence permit in accordance with the national legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria. In accordance with the national legislation, the person who has been granted the status of stateless person will be granted right to residence and a document 'Residence permit', which is not an identity document, will be issued.'
7. Reservation to Article 28: 'Pursuant to Article 28 of the Convention, the document 'Stateless person foreign-travel certificate', which is both an identity document and a travel document, will be issued to persons to whom the Republic of Bulgaria has granted status of stateless person and having permanent or long-term residence permit on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. The above-mentioned document will not be issued to persons who have been granted status of stateless person in another country, unless they have permanent or long-term residence in the Republic of Bulgaria and because of insurmountable reasons, duly proven by respective documents, can not renew their travel document from the state which initially issued it.'
8. Reservation to Article 31: 'Article 31 shall not oblige the Republic of Bulgaria to grant to stateless persons a status more favourable than that accorded to aliens in general.' "

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