Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria


 Art. 19(1) The economy of the Republic of Bulgaria shall be based on free economic initiative.(2) The State shall establish and guarantee equal legal conditions for economic activity to all citizens and legal entities by preventing any abuse of a monopoly status and unfair competition, and by protecting the consumer.(3) All investments and economic activity by citizens and legal entities shall enjoy the protection of the law.(4) The law shall establish conditions conducive to the setting up of cooperatives and other forms of association of citizens and legal entities in the pursuit of economic and social prosperity.