Promulgated, SG No. 77/17.09.1991, in force since 17.09.1991; amended, SG, No. 24/14.03.1995, No. 49/30.05.1995, No. 65/21.07.1995, No. 90/24.10.1996, No. 122/19.12.1997, No. 33/24.03.1998, No. 130/05.11.1998, in force since 06.12.1998, No. 154/28.12.1998, No. 67/27.07.1999, No. 69/03.08.1999, in force since 03.08.1999, No. 26/29.03.2000, No. 85/17.10.2000, in force since 17.10.2000, No. 1/02.01.2001, in force since 31.03.2001, No. 28/19.03.2002, No. 45/30.04.2002, No. 119/27.12.2002, in force since 01.01.2003, No. 69/05.08.2003, in force since 27.10.2003
Art. 21a. (New, SG, No. 65/1995; repealed, SG, No. 69/1999; new, SG, No. 69/2003) (1) The Municipal Council may elect a Public Mediator.
(2) The Public Mediator shall promote the observance of the rights and legal interests of the citizens before the local self-government authorities and the local administration.
(3) The organization and activities of the Public Mediator shall be regulated by Rules, adopted by the Municipal Council.
(4) The Public Mediator shall be elected and removed from office by a majority of 2/3 of all Municipal Councilors.
to the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law on Local Self-Government and Local Administration
(SG, No. 69/2003)
§ 43. This law shall enter into force on the day following the date of holding the local elections in 2003.