Practice Relating to Rule 157. Jurisdiction over War Crimes
Bulgaria’s Penal Code (1968), as amended in 1999, which contains a section on “Crimes against the Laws and Customs of Waging War” (Articles 410–415), provides:
(1) the Penal Code shall also apply to foreign citizens who have committed abroad crimes against peace and humanity, whereby the interests of another state or foreign citizens have been affected …
(2) the Penal Code shall also apply to other crimes committed by foreign citizens abroad, where this is stipulated in an international agreement, to which the Republic of Bulgaria is a party.