Bulgarian Child Protection Law, Article 7
Targeted professionals: Article 7 of the Child Protection Law stipulates that every person who has information on child abuse should report it. Article 7(2) specifically states that this duty concerns professionals who have gotten this information in course of their professional work, thus even under professional secrecy. This includes health workers, teachers and social workers.
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
Every person who has gotten to know that a child needs protection should inform the respective organisations.
Right or duty to report
Duty to report
Existence of disciplinary sanctions in case of non-reporting
There are general sanctions against non-reporting stipulated in Article 45(11)
Date of entering into force
13 June 2000 for the general Child Protection Law