This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
The Labor Code sets the minimum age for employment at 16; the minimum
for dangerous work is set at 18. Employers and the Ministry of Labor
and Social Welfare (MLSW) are responsible for enforcing these
provisions. Child labor laws are enforced well in the formal sector.
Underage employment in the informal and agricultural sectors is
increasing as collective farms are broken up and the private sector
continues to grow. In addition, children work on family-owned tobacco