International co-operation in the matter of parental responsibility

International Legal Child Support And Intercountry Adoptions Directorate is entrusted with the international co-operation in the matter of parental responsibility for Bulgaria as the Central Authority under the following instruments of international law:

  • Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
  • Hague convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children
  • Article 55 of the Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility