|Statement||by C. E. Black.|
|Series||Princeton studies in history,, v. 1|
|LC Classifications||JN9602 .B5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 344 p.|
|Number of Pages||344|
|LC Control Number||a 44000578|
Government Bulgaria is governed under the constitution of The president, who is the head of state, is popularly elected for a five-year term and is eligible for a second term. The premier, who is the head of government, is elected by the legislature, as is the cabinet. A Concise History of Bulgaria Bulgaria is slated to become a member of the European Union The Constituent Assembly and the Tuˆrnovo constitution 85 Constitutional conflicts, – 89 The UDF government, October –October CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA Prom. SG 56/13 Jul , amend. SG 85/26 Sep , SG 18/25 Feb , SG 27/31 Mar , SG 78/26 Sep - Constitutional Court Judgment No.7/, SG 12/6 Feb We, the Members of the Seventh Grand National Assembly, guided by . The government shall continue to perform its functions pursuant to this Constitution until the formation of a new government. § 9. This Constitution shall enter into force on the day on which it is promulgated in State Gazette by the Chairperson of the Grand National Assembly, and shall supersede the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria.
After World War II, Bulgaria became a Communist state, dominated by Todor Zhivkov for a period of 35 years. Bulgaria's economic advancement during the era came to an end in the s, and the collapse of the Communist system in Eastern Europe marked a turning point for the country's development. The Tsardom of Bulgaria, also referred to as the Third Bulgarian Tsardom, was a constitutional monarchy in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, which was established on 5 October , when the Bulgarian state was raised from a principality to a Tsardom. Ferdinand I was crowned a Tsar at the Declaration of Independence, mainly because of his military plans and for seeking options for unification of all lands in the Balkans region with an ethnic Bulgarian Capital: Sofia. Bulgaria is a parliamentary republic. The unicameral National Assembly, or Narodno Subranie, consists of deputies who are elected for 4-year terms through a mixed electoral system: members of parliament (MPs) elected according to the classic proportional representation system (voters vote for fixed, rank-ordered party lists for each of the 31 electoral districts, with a different list. The constitution was changed several times, with the Zhivkov Constitution lasting the longest. According to article 1, "The People's Republic of Bulgaria is a socialist state, headed by the working people of the village and the l and largest city: Sofia, 42°41′N 23°19′E / .
The politics of Bulgaria take place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the National Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The official purpose of the Constitutional Convention of was to propose amendments to the Articles of Confederation but when the convention convened, the delegates realized that they had two general goals in common: to create a republican form as well as a new constitutional form of government. However, the Constitutional delegation. Bulgaria - Bulgaria - Government and society: In July the National Assembly adopted a new constitution establishing a parliamentary government and guaranteeing direct presidential elections, separation of powers, and freedom of speech, press, conscience, and religion. New laws allowed for the return of the properties that had been confiscated by the previous communist governments. Establishment of constitutional government in Bulgaria. Princeton, Princeton University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC)