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Authorities responsible for entering, updating and deleting SIS II national alerts
Only the Member-state that has entered the alert in SIS II, could amend, supplement, correct or delete data/information in the alert.
1. The SIRENE Bureau enters, updates and deletes the national alerts on:
• persons wanted for arrest for surrender purposes on the basis of a European Arrest Warrant or wanted for arrest for extradition purposes.
• witnesses,persons summoned or persons sought to be summoned to appear before the judicial authorities in connection with criminal proceedings in order to account for acts for which they are being prosecuted; persons who are to be served with a criminal judgment or other documents in connection with criminal proceedings in order to account for acts for which they are being prosecuted;persons who are to be served with a summons to report in order to serve a penalty involving deprivation of liberty, at request of a judicial authority.
• persons, subject to discreet checks or specific checks, at a request of the authorities responsible for national security, public order or judicial authority.
• persons or vehicles, boats, aircrafts and containers, for the purposes of discreet checks or specific checks at request of authorities, responsible for national security, public order or judicial authority.
2. The Migration Directorate updates and deletes the national alerts on:
• third-country nationals in respect of whom an alert has been issued for the purposes of refusing entry or stay or an order imposing coercive administrative measures under Article 44в from the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act.
• a third-country national who is a beneficiary of the right of free movement within the EU, but for whom there is an issued refusal of entry for reasons of a serious threats for the national security or for actions against national security or public order.
• third-country citizens, who could move freely in the EU, but who are denied from entering, the reason being a serious threat for the national security or when there is information for actions, taken against the national security and public order;
• third-country nationals who are the subject of a restrictive measure intended to prevent entry into or transit through the territory of Member States, taken in accordance with the Treaty on European Union, including measures implementing a travel ban issued by the Security Council of the United Nations.
3. Directorate General „National Police”, Directorate General „Organised Crime Fighting”, Directorate General „Border Police”, the Regional Directorates of the Ministry of Interior, „Migration” Directorate, „Bulgarian Identity Documents” Directorate and their respective regional units, registered the searching activity at the Automated Information System „Searching Activity”, have the right to enter, update and delete the national alerts, regarding:
• missing persons who need to be placed under protection and/or whose whereabouts need to be ascertained.
• objects sought for the purposes of seizure or use as evidence in criminal proceedings, namely:
- motor vehicles with a cylinder capacity exceeding 50cc, boats and aircrafts;
- trailers with an unladen weight exceeding 750 kg, caravans, industrial equipment, outboard engines and containers;
- blank official documents which have been stolen, misappropriated or lost;
- issued identity papers such as passports, identity cards, driving licenses, residence permits and travel documents which have been stolen, misappropriated, lost or invalidated;
- vehicle registration certificates and vehicle number plates which have been stolen, misappropriated, lost or invalidated;
- banknotes (registered notes);
- securities and means of payment such as cheques, credit cards, bonds, stocks and shares which have been stolen, misappropriated, lost or invalidated.
Regulation (EU) 2018/1860 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 November 2019 on the use of the Schengen Information System for the return of illegally staying third-country nationals was adopted in 2018 and entered into force on 28 December 2019. This Regulation will become fully operational in December 2021 and will introduce changes in the competent authorities having the right of access to SIS II data.