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The Treaty of Peace (Bulgaria) Order 1948

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.So far as they are by their nature capable of...

  3. 2.The time at which the periods of prescription or limitation...

  4. 3.The period to be allowed within which presentation of negotiable...

  5. 4.(1) There shall be imposed on rights or interests with...

  6. 5.(1) For the purposes of the provisions of this Order—the...

  7. 6.(1) If any person, for the purpose of obtaining any...

  8. 7.(1) This Order shall apply to the whole of His...

  9. 8.This Order shall come into operation on the 2nd day...

  10. 9.This Order may be cited as the Treaty of Peace...

  11. Signature

    1. THE FIRST SCHEDULE

      1. PART V REPARATION AND RESTITUTION

        1. Article 22

          1. 1.Bulgaria accepts the principles of the United Nations Declaration of...

          2. 2.The obligation to make restitution applies to all identifiable property...

          3. 3.If, in particular cases, it is impossible for Bulgaria to...

          4. 4.The Bulgarian Government shall return the property referred to in...

          5. 5.The Bulgarian Government shall co-operate with the United Nations in,...

          6. 6.The Bulgarian Government shall take the necessary measures to effect...

          7. 7.Claims for the restitution of property shall be presented to...

          8. 8.The burden of identifying the property and of proving ownership...

      2. PART VI ECONOMIC CLAUSES

        1. Article 23

          1. 1.In so far as Bulgaria has not already done so,...

          2. 2.The Bulgarian Government undertakes that all property, rights and interests...

          3. 3.The Bulgarian Government shall invalidate transfers involving property, rights and...

          4. 4.(a) The Bulgarian Government shall be responsible for the restoration...

          5. 5.All reasonable expenses incurred in Bulgaria in establishing claims, including...

          6. 6.United Nations nationals and their property shall be exempted from...

          7. 7.The owner of the property concerned and the Bulgarian Government...

          8. 8.As used in this Article: (a) “United Nations nationals” means...

        2. Article 25

          1. 1.Each of the Allied and Associated Powers shall have the...

          2. 2.The liquidation and disposition of Bulgarian property shall be carried...

          3. 3.The Bulgarian Government undertakes to compensate Bulgarian nationals whose property...

          4. 4.No obligation is created by this Article on any Allied...

          5. 5.The property covered by paragraph I of this Article shall...

        3. Article 27

          1. 1.The existence of the state of war shall not, in...

          2. 2.Except as otherwise expressly provided in the present Treaty, nothing...

        4. Article 28

          1. 1.Bulgaria waives all claims of any description against the Allied...

          2. 2.The provisions of this Article shall bar, completely and finally,...

          3. 3.Bulgaria likewise waives all claims of the nature covered by...

          4. 4.The waiver of claims by Bulgaria under paragraph I of...

        5. Article 31

          1. 1.Any disputes which may arise in connection with Articles 22...

          2. 2.The decision of the majority of the members of the...

      3. PART VIII FINAL CLAUSES

        1. Article 35

          1. 1.For a period not to exceed eighteen months from the...

          2. 2.The Three Heads of Mission will give the Bulgarian Government...

          3. 3.The Bulgarian Government shall afford the said Three Heads of...

        2. Article 36

          1. 1.Except where another procedure is specifically provided under any Article...

          2. 2.The decision of the majority of the members of the...

      4. ANNEX IV INDUSTRIAL, LITERARY AND ARTISTIC PROPERTY

        1. 1.(a) A period of one year from the coming into...

        2. 2.A period from the outbreak of the war until a...

        3. 3.The period from the outbreak of the war until the...

        4. 4.The foregoing provisions concerning the rights in Bulgaria of the...

        5. 5.Third parties in the territories of any of the Allied...

        6. 6.Nothing in this Annex shall be construed to entitle Bulgaria...

        7. 7.Bulgaria shall likewise extend the benefits of the foregoing provisions...

        8. 8.Nothing in this Annex shall be understood to conflict with...

      5. ANNEX V CONTRACTS, PRESCRIPTION AND NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

        1. A CONTRACTS

          1. 1.Any contract which required for its execution intercourse between any...

          2. 2.Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph I above, there shall be...

          3. 3.Nothing in part A of this Annex shall be deemed...

          4. 4.Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, contracts of insurance and re-insurance shall...

        2. B PERIODS OF PRESCRIPTION

          1. 1.All periods of prescription or limitation of right of action...

          2. 2.Where, on account of failure to perform any act or...

        3. C NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

          1. 1.As between enemies, no negotiable instrument made before the war...

          2. 2.Where the period within which a negotiable instrument should have...

          3. 3.If a person has, either before or during the war,...

        4. D SPECIAL PROVISIONS

          1. 1.For the purpose of this Annex, natural or juridical persons...

          2. 2.Having regard to the legal system of the United States...

    2. THE SECOND SCHEDULE

      1. British protectorates. Territories in respect of which a mandate from...

  12. Explanatory Note

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