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Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria


Preamble We, the Members of the Seventh Grand National Assembly, guided by our desire to express the will of the people of Bulgaria [...] by holding as the highest principle the rights, dignity and security of the individual [...] Art. 30. (1) Everyone shall be entitled to personal freedom and inviolability. (2) No one shall be detained or subjected to inspection, search or any other infringement of his personal inviolability except on the conditions and in a manner established by law. (3) The State authorities shall be free to detain citizens only in the urgent circumstances expressly stipulated by law, and shall immediately advise the judicial authorities accordingly. The judicial authorities shall rule on the legality of a detention within the next 24 hours.