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State Gazette, issue 49/June 20th, 2017
The Bulgarian National Bank aims strengthen supervision over the financial system with the changes of Regulation 16 from 2009 for licensing of the payment institutions, the companies for electronic money and the operators of payment systems. The registration, the refusal for registration and the erasure of representor or brunch of a payment institution by BNB in the conducted by it register as per art. 17 of Payment Services and Payment Systems Act shall be made with an order of the de-puty-director who manages “Banking” management on the grounds stipulated in art. 26 of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act. BNB shall support a list of the payment institutions, licensed in other countries, members of the EU, that shall accomplish on the territory of Republic of Bulgaria the payment services included in their license through a branch, representor or directly, for which the requirements of art. 30 of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act have been accomplished.
The registration, the refusal for registration and the erasure of representor or brunch of a company for electronic money by BNB in the supported by it register under art. 17 of Payment Services and Payment Systems Act shall be made with an order of the de-puty-director who manages “Banking” management on the grounds stipulated in art. 77e of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act. At the BNB register shall be entered also the companies for electronic money, licensed in the Republic of Bulgaria which accomplish their activity directly or through a branch or accomplish the stipulated in the Act activities through a representor on the territory of another country, member of the EU after the requirements of art. 77e of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act has been fulfilled. BNB conducts list of the companies for electronic money, licensed in other countries members in the EU, that accomplish their activity directly or through a branch or accomplish the specified in the act activities through a representor on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria for which the requirements of art. 77e of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act have been fulfilled.
The operators of payment systems with final settlement immediately inform BNB if their solvency is threatened; if they have taken essential review or update of the informational systems or if they have started development of new sphere of services that essentially effects the condition of the informational technology, upon changes connected to the functionality of the payment system, as well as changes that refers the availability and the security of the accomplished by them additional activities of presenting technical, informational and communicational services, supporting the presentation of payment services by suppliers of payment services; for completed tests of the equipment; for the results from analysis made in connection with the operational and settlement risks inherent to the system; upon insolvency or termination of participants in the system; upon origin problems to the functioning of the payment system or upon origin problems connected to the presence and security of the accomplished by them additional activities excluding of operating with payment systems with final settlement, for which are licensed when these activities are presenting of technical, informational and communicational services, supporting the presentation of payment services by suppliers of payment services; upon every other events that can refer to the operating of payment system or to the presence and security of the accomplished additional activities of presenting technical, informational and communicational services, supporting the presentation of payment services by suppliers of payment services;
The payment institutions and the companies for electronic money immediately inform BNB in the following cases: if their solvency is threatened; if the capital owned by the payment institution is gone down under the bigger one from the values at art. 8 and art. 9 of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act, respectively the owned capital of the company for electronic money is gone down under the bigger one of the two values at art. 77a or at art. 77b, para 2 – 6 of the Payment Services and Payment Systems Act. It has been regulated the mechanisms for periodical report of the operators of payment systems and suppliers of payment services before BNB as well as the control by the central bank.

State Gazette, issue 51/ June 6th, 2017
The Ministry of Councils adopted a new Regulation for the medical specialist’s report, which determines the principals and the criterial for the realization of this activity. Over all the method for calculation of the percentage of the ability to work has not been changed but the corrected decrees deleted earlier by the Superior administrative court – about the requirement for the term of invalidity, the starting points for valuation of permanent decrease of ability to work and the kind and level of harm in percentage at malignly breast cancer and the method for execution of the starting points for valuation of permanent decrease of ability to work.
The term of invalidity isn’t from one to three years any more but is in compliance with the characteristics of the harm, the dynamic of its progress and the opportunities for rehabilitation as the bodies of the medical specialist’s report should determine the term of the invalidity upon medical expedience on the grounds of the existing criterial. The deletion of the starting point “Malignly breast cancer in the first 5 years” shall be overcome with taking the closest to the content point for criteria. Analogical is the method of approach in connection with the deletion of Enclosure 2 “Method for execution of starting points for valuation of permanent decrease of ability to work in percentages”. Upon determination of the permanent inability to work the bodies of the medical specialist’s report should be managed by the existing criteria connected to the development of the respective diseases (the character of the harm, the dynamic of its development and the opportunities for rehabilitation).

State Gazette, issue 52/ June 30th, 2017
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of finance are aiming higher collection of public takings through changes in the mutual Instruction No. 39 from 2011 for interconnection between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Income Agency. The managers of the competent structures of MIA or the determined by them contact persons, claim for collecting in the NIA in compliance with the decrees of the Tax Insurance Procedure Code the unpaid on time public takings, determined with acts of MIAs’ bodies which are entered into force. The public takings shall be claimed before the public executors at the competent territory administration or office of the NIA after the act has been entered into force through the NIAs’ electronic service “Accepting acts that follows public taking of external demanders”; through data exchange between the informational systems of NIA and MIA or in paper. Before NIA shall not be claimed: penal decrees which have not been entered into force; decrees for determination of public takings that answer the conditions stipulated in art. 168 of TIPC; decrees for determination of public takings issued against deleted legal entities; decrees issued against state bodies.”
The managers of the competent structures of MIA or contact persons determined by them shall deliver to the public executors at NIA correspondence for the public takings in paper which consists of: the execution grounds – the penal decree or another decree for determining of the public taking in original issued by the competent authorities at MIA, with certification for the date on which it enters into force, made by the competent official person; decision of administrative and/or judicial body, confirming/ changing or deleting the execution grounds, certified copy with a due mark of the date on which it has been entered into force; data, individualizing the debtor, actual at the moment of collecting the correspondence when it is a physical person, а legal entity or а sole proprietor; data about the kind, address, number and the location of production, commercial or other objects and places for accomplishment of commercial or production activity by the debtor, that are familiar to the MIA; data for the public taking. In case after the public taking in NIA has been claimed the MIAs’ bodies receive information for an impending change or ascertain following change at the presented to NIA data for the unpaid in terms public takings and acts, by which the latest has been determined, correct/ change or make additions to the data. In case of technical mistake or change of the data for the claimed public takings, the MIA bodies inform the public executor of the competent territory direction/ office of NIA. In case when after the handing over of the correspondence for compulsory collection in NIA payments have been made for clear off the public taking where the amounts has been entered into the accounts of MIA, the respective officer of MIA informs the public executor at the competent territory office of NIA. At full or partly clear off the public takings determined with an act of the competent body of MIA, a NIAs’ officer in a 5 day term as of the end of each month, informs MIA for the entered amounts by sending verification to the electronic address, specified by MIA. The direction for distribution or the termination of the execution procedure shall be sent in a 7 – day term considered from its issuing to the electronic addresses presented for this aim by MIA with electronic message, signed with a qualified electronic signature by a public executor. The amounts that are not due or are overpaid entered in the bank accounts of NIA or MIA for clear off fines or property penalties of the Road Traffic Road shall be reimbursed from the budget of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.