About NLAB

National Legal Aid Bureau was established with the Legal Aid Act , with effect from 01.01.2006 Prom. SG . issue . 79 of 4 October 2005 , amended . SG . issue . 105 of 29 December 2005 , amended . SG . issue . 17 of 24 February 2006 , amended . SG . issue . 30 of 11 April 2006 , amended . SG . issue . 42 of 5 June 2009 , amended . SG . issue . 32 of 27 April 2010 , amended . SG . issue . 97 of 10 December 2010 , amended . SG . issue . 99 of 17 December 2010 , amended . SG . issue . 9 of 28 January 2011 , amended . SG . issue . 82 of 21 October 2011 , amended . SG . issue . 99 of 16 December 2011 , suppl. SG . issue . 82 of 26 October 2012 , amended . SG . issue . 15 of 15 February 2013 , amended . and supplemented . SG . issue . 28 of 19 March 2013

Legal aid is organized by the National Legal Aid Bureau ( NLAB ) and the Bar Council.

NLAB is an independent state body - legal entity funded - second officer to the Minister of Justice , based in Sofia.

NLAB have its own budget, which is established, implemented , completed and reported by him. Revenue and expenditure of the budget NLAB be drawn on the classification of revenues and expenditures of the state budget.

NLAB be assisted by the administration.

Organization of the work of NLAB, structure, composition and functions of various departments in his administration are determined by regulations to be adopted by the Council of Ministers .