Jukus Primary Sources of Law 3. International treaties now in effect in the Dominican Republic can be found at the following sites: It abrogates the Labor Code and subsequent modifications. It designates the lower court judges and administrative personnel and exercises the highest disciplinary authority over all members of the Judicial Power. There is at least one small court in each municipality, plus one located in the National District. The library has no online public access to its resources.
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Tular The Oficina Nacional de la Defensa Publica Public Defenders Office was established to provide legal assistance to those who could not afford to seek legal assistance. The Dominican Republic has signed several free trade agreements which are still in effect. The Code covers matters regarding income tax, tax on the transfer of industrialized goods and services ITBISand selective consumption tax.
Thirteen judges sit at the Constitutional Court elected by the National Council of the Judiciary Consejo Nacional de la Magistraturafor a nine -year term and cannot be reelected. From forward France began to advance and colonize the western side of Hispaniola by taking over large portions of land belonging to Spain and converting them into agricultural developments, raising cattle, and stimulating an economy of French commercial goods .
The National Congress has constitutional authority to legislate over any matter. Only one judge presides on each Peace Court. For main legislation enacted which governs the Public Ministry see under Transparencia — Marco Legal. The General Health Law No. In addition to its powers to enact laws, the Congress of the Republic is empowered to increase, reduce or abolish regular or exceptional courts, to approve or reject international treaties and conventions concluded by the Executive Power, and has the authority to review and approve the national budget submitted by the Executive Power.
The national judgments and case law can be directly consulted in the Center for Documentation and Judicial Information of the Judicial Branch of the Dominican Republic at:. Funglode provides free access to the electronic text of the book, Tratados y Acuerdos Internacionales de la Republica Dominicana, —edited by Aida Montero Funglode, 14 v. Justices of the Peace.
It contains a compilation of International Treaties and Agreements signed by the Dominican Republic from toorganized by topics. Supreme Court of Justice. This new law provides for mandatory and universal coverage of all Dominican nationals and foreigners residing in the Dominican Republic against risks of aging, disability, unemployment, sickness, maternity and childbirth, and labor risks.
The Labor Courts were created by the Labor Code to resolve conflicts between workers and employers. Other major pieces of legislation regulating the banking and financial system of the Dominican Republic are the following: The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales is the State agency responsible for the protection of the environment and development of natural resources, see under Transparencia — Base Legal for laws, resolutions and decrees regulating this sector.
It is functionally independent of the Courts by means of Ley No. Most of the government offices responsible for the regulation and supervision of specific social or economic sectors provide access on their homepages to the legal framework of the sector. The last number published was the September — December, issue.
Trujillo, and finally democracy to present Structure of the Government The Constitution defines the system of government of the Dominican Republic as being civilian, republican, democratic and representative. The prevalent registration system in the Dominican Republic is the Torrens system of real property registration, established by Executive Order No.
International treaties for which the Dominican Republic is a signatory are regulated by Article 26 2 of the Constitution; and Article 74 3 which provides that treaties and international conventions on human rights, signed and ratified by the Dominican Republic, have constitutional status and are of direct and immediate application by the courts and other state bodies.
Unfortunately, this effort was not continued and the country still does not have a law reporting system separate from the official Gaceta Oficial publication. The most recent amendments to the Tax Code are: International treaties now in effect in the Dominican Republic can be found at the following sites: For large Districts these courts can be subdivided into Salas Halls.
On February 10,the code of criminal procedure was further modified by Law No. The main laws and regulations governing corporations are: The Monetary Board, the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic and the Superintendence of Banking are the state agencies responsible for regulating and supervising the financial and monetary sector of the Dominican Republic. The Monetary Board, the Central Bank and the Superintendence of Banking are the state agencies responsible for regulating and supervising the financial and monetary sector of the Dominican Republic.
The Council selects one Magistrate to serve as President of the Court, and designates a first and second substitute to replace the President leu the Supreme Court of Justice in case of absence or incapacity First Vice-President and Second Vice-President. One other recent related piece of legislation is: A major piece of legislation on family matters is Law No.
Case Law Reports and Digests. Monetary and Financial Code 3. These courts have jurisdiction lsy disputes filed against decisions, actions and provisions of the central government including administrative, tax, financial and municipal issues.
The Official Gazette and the Judicial Bulletin were published without interruption during these years, and for 30 years, the basic laws underwent only minor modifications, despite the fact that the Dominican Republic was growing threefold in size.
The Ministry of Labor Ministerio de Trabajo is the state agency responsible for overseeing the compliance of these regulations. The first Constitution of the Dominican Republic was promulgated inimmediately after the nation achieved independence from Haiti. The Public Ministry is the agency of the Executive Branch responsible for directing the investigation of criminal acts, assisting with the prosecution of criminal actions and protecting the interests of the State. It provides the full text of the laws passed between to ; the digest of decisions of the Supreme Court of Justice from to ; and the full text of the cases of the Supreme Court of Justice published in the Judicial Bulletins from to A well documented historic research of the Judiciary in the Dominican Republic from to Most 10 Related.
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