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State Gazette, issue 5 /January 17th, 2020
The entry of electronic certification services into the administrative turnover foresees changes in the Regulation on the issuance of certificates based on the population register issued by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works. In the municipality, district or mayoralty certificates will be issued to all persons regardless of their address registration, except in the cases explicitly provided for in the ordinance. The regime of the Electronic Document and Electronic Certification Services Act applies. The procedure for issuing certificates begins with the submission of a written request in paper form or in electronic form according to the annexes to the Regulation. The written request in paper form or in electronic form shall be registered with an incoming number and date. The request for the issue of certificates may also be oral, and the same shall be reflected in a protocol in a form to be signed by the applicant and the official who drew it up. The data shall be provided in writing immediately, but no later than 7 days after the request is received. The applicant may apply for a receipt on his / her account through a licensed postal operator, declaring that the postal charges are payable on receipt and that he / she agrees to carry the documents for official purposes.

State Gazette, issue /January 31st, 2020
The refinement of the regime and increased requirements and sanctions have introduced changes to the Law on Administrative Regulation of Economic Activities Related to Petroleum and Petroleum Products. The temporary storage and / or refilling of a farmer registered under the Farmers Support Act shall be regulated in vessels and / or tanks with a total capacity not exceeding 50 cubic meters of his own petroleum products, outside tax warehouses or warehouses of registered recipients, within the meaning of the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act, intended for the economic activity of the farmer, which are not resaleable; vessels and / or storage tanks shall be fitted with means for measuring the quantities withdrawn by them, in accordance with the requirements of the ordinance under Art. 118, para. 4 of the Law on Value Added Tax or in accordance with Art. 118, para. 10 of the same law. The scope of this activity is also outlined by the requirement that the products be used for the purpose of refilling agricultural machinery of their own, rented or used on another legal basis, for which it is permissible to refuel outside the holding through technically sound and transport vehicles up to 1000 liters In order to be registered for the exercise of this activity, each person must meet the following special conditions: 1. have assets or paid-up share capital as follows: a) BGN 50,000 - for a newly registered trader and this with net sales revenue for the previous calendar year up to BGN 5,000,000; b) BGN 100,000 - for a person with net sales revenue for the previous calendar year from BGN 5,000,000 to BGN 10,000,000; c) BGN 200,000 - for a person with net sales revenue for the previous calendar year from BGN 10,000,000 to BGN 20,000,000; d) BGN 500,000 - for a person with net sales revenue for the previous calendar year from BGN 20,000,000 to BGN 50,000,000; e) BGN 1 000 000 - for a person with a net sales revenue for the previous calendar year over BGN 50 000 000; 2. in the case of a company, the term for which it is established shall be not less than two years and 6 months from the date of submission of the application for registration.
The site from which the activity will be carried out when: (a) a gas station must be permanently attached to real estate and: (aa) meet the requirements for commissioning or for tolerable construction within the meaning of the Spatial Planning Act; bb) meet the condition under Art. 118, para. 6 of the Law on Value Added Tax, which circumstance is established by the official order of the National Revenue Agency; (b) an internal site shall be permanently attached to real estate or be movable and: (aa) meet the requirements for commissioning or tolerable construction, or for a movable object within the meaning of the Spatial Planning Act; bb) meet the condition under Art. 118, para. 8 of the Law on Value Added Tax, which is established by the official order of the National Revenue Agency. For road haulage activities: a) the means of transport with which the road haulage will be carried out shall comply with the requirements of the Road Transport Act, which shall be certified by an official order of the Executive Agency “Automobile Administration”; b) the vehicles with which the activity will be carried out must be fitted with measuring devices that meet the requirements of the Measurements Act and its implementing regulations, which shall be certified by an official order of the Bulgarian Institute of Metrology, except of vehicles used for non-commercial charges.
The refueling of petroleum products of road vehicles, off-road equipment or third-party mechanization through an in-house facility is prohibited. Indoor facilities and gas stations may not use common tanks and / or flow / volume measuring devices. This regime shall not apply where the internal site: 1. serves one or more concessions for the extraction of underground resources within the meaning of the Underground Resources Act, the rights of which are held by the same concessionaire in the territory of one administrative area, and the corresponding road vehicles, off-road equipment or machinery of third parties are used by them for the performance of activities or the provision of services for the benefit of the concessionaire in the territory of the concession area or at the site for processing of underground cookery; 2. is located in a concession territory within the meaning of the Concessions Act or services construction of the first, second and third categories within the meaning of the Law on the structure of the territory and the corresponding road vehicles, non-road machinery or mechanization of third parties are used for carrying out activities or provision of services for the benefit of the person registered for pursuing an activity under Art. 2, para. 1, item 2 of the internal object according to the concluded contract in connection with the concession or construction.
The long-awaited Oil Rose Act regulates public relations related to: the establishment and maintenance of a public national electronic register of rose producers, rose processors, oil rose flower plant sites and oil rose plantations; the identification and cultivation of oil rose plantations; buying oil from rose oil; the production and labeling of oil-colored rose products; the requirements for the sites for the production of oil-colored rose products, for rose producers and rose processors; scientific services in the field of rose production, status and functions of the Oil Rose Advisory Board; control over the activities of rose producers, rose processors and sites for the production of oil-colored rose products. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry maintains on its website a public, national electronic register of rose producers, rose processors, oil-producing rose plants and oil-rose plantations. For entry in the Register of Rose Producers, Rose Processors and Owners of Oils for the Production of Oil Color Rose Products, they submit a single application in the municipal agriculture office at the permanent address of the individual, respectively at the registered office of the sole trader or legal entity.
The application shall be submitted in person, by proxy, electronically, under the terms and conditions of the Electronic Governance Act or through a licensed postal operator. Within 14 days from the date of submission of the single application, the municipal agriculture office shall check the information specified therein. On the basis of the result of the inspection, the Director of the respective Regional Directorate of Agriculture issues an order for entry in the register of the respective rose producer, rose processor or site for the production of oil-colored rose products, or orders a refusal; the refusal order shall be notified and may be appealed under the Administrative Procedure Code.