The Commission for illegal assets forfeiture is a specialised state authority in charge of inspecting the property of persons, against whom the conditions under Article 3 of the Law of divestment in favour of the state of property acquired from criminal activity apply for the purpose of identifying criminal assets in the country and overseas.
The Commission is a legal person having its seat in Sofia. It is a collegial body.
Upon receiving information from the pre-trial authorities and the courts, the bodies of the Commission approach its members and on the basis of the evidence presented, it comes up with a decision to start a legal procedure for establishing of property with significant value acquired from criminal activity.
In case enough evidence is present, the Commission comes up with a decision to take into court a motivated application for the imposing of injunction orders, and subsequently the Commission comes up with a decision to take into court a motivated application for the divestment in favour of the state of property acquired from criminal activity. The decisions of the court shall be subject to appeal through the common order.