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Veselin Vuchkov, Assoc. Prof., LD

 

Born on December 26th, 1968.


Education:
2003 – Doctor of Laws (Subject: Criminal Procedure Law)
1993 - Master’s Degree in Law from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski


Professional Experience:
November 7th, 2014 – Appointed Minister of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria
2013 – 2014 – MP in 42-nd National Assembly. Member of the Internal Security and Public Order Committee and the Committee on Control of the Security Services, Use and Employment of Special Intelligence Means and Access to Data under the Electronic Communications Act
July, 2009 – March, 2013 - Deputy Minister of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria
2001 –  July, 2009 - Chief Assistant at Criminal Law Department, Academy of the Ministry of Interior
1998 – 2001 - Senior Assistant at Criminal Law Department, Academy of the Ministry of Interior
1996 – 1998 - Teaching Assistant at Criminal Law Department, Academy of the Ministry of Interior
1994 - 1996 - Investigating magistrate at Sofia Metropolitan Investigation Service (Fourth Regional Investigation Service)
1994 - Trainee judge at Sofia District Court


Most Important Publications:
Subject and Significance of Evidence in the Criminal Procedure [2008]; Comments on the Law on the State Agency for National Security (co-authorship) [2008]; Tests in Criminal Procedure Law (co-authorship) [2007]; Criminal Procedure Law in Schemes and Tables (co-authorship) [2007]; Evidence in the Criminal Procedure – Characteristics and Types [2006]; Pre-trial Police Investigation [1999]