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The Supreme Court is the highest administrative authority of the Judicial Power.

Each regular session lasts for ninety days, but can be extended up to sixty additional days. Gaceta Judicialano 1, no. These translated codes, with little adjustment to local needs remained as the law of the Dominican Republic for more than one hundred and fifty years [11]. This new Code is a comprehensive law governing matters relating to the protection of children and adolescents, their repubica and obligations.

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It also hears ordinary appeals from matters arising in the Courts of Appeals, as well as questions on the constitutionality of laws.

Major provisions which govern the Supreme Court of Justice include the following: Justices of the Peace.

This latter publication is available electronically. See the law firm website under publications.

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Alternatively, Article 1 of the Civil Code states that approved bills also can be published in one or more major newspapers, in which case the publication must expressively indicate that it is an official publication and it will have the same effect as the Official Gazette.


Treaties and International Agreements. It adopts an accusatory model, based on oral, public and contradictory proceedings and grants Public Prosecutors with the appropriate means to investigate violations, and the capacity to propose alternative methods for solving criminal proceedings. The President also may enter into treaties with foreign nations, but unless it is ratified by both houses of the Congress, the treaty will not be binding on the Dominican Republic [7].

This legislation marked the beginning of significant reforms eliminating restrictions to foreign investment and promoting the flow of capital into the country.

The Constitution also mandates a Court of Accounts, which examines the country’s finances and reports to the Congress [9]. It is functionally independent of the Courts by means of Ley No.

Hemos adoptado legislaciones para una mentalidad social que en todos sus estamentos no las ve como normal ni quiere aplicarlas. Law Firms Some law firms in the Dominican Republic serve as important sources for legal research; they provide in-depth analysis and discussions on legal developments in the Dominican Republic via printed or electronic publications accessible on their homepages, often translated into different languages.

Courts of First Instance. The Land Courts are concerned exclusively with procedures relating to clearing title to property, registering real property, and resolving other questions relating to real property. Comprehensive judicial reforms were pursued so as to modernize court administration, judicial budgets and court facilities, and to automate processes used for case and record management.

The most relevant are: Once a lley is approved, it is sent to the President of the Republic for promulgation and subsequent publication in the Gaceta Oficial Official Gazette.

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Thereafter the new republic was subjected to a long power struggle between those who wanted to remain independent The Blues and dominicsna who supported the annexation of the country to France, Spain or the United States The Reds [5].


Por inmuebles debe entenderse casas, apartamentos, solares It contains a compilation of International Treaties and Agreements signed by the Dominican Republic from toorganized repuvlica topics. The various Secretaries of State and other government offices, such as the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, may issue resolutions and norms which are also binding.

It completely modified the social security system of the Dominican Republic.

A well documented historic research of the Judiciary in the Dominican Republic from to dminicana 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. Once elected Congressional Members serve for a four-year period and may be re-elected without time limitations. Members of both chambers are elected by direct majority vote.

Although the library has a web base catalog, it could not be accessed off-site. The Gaceta Oficial [20] is the official source of law-reporting, and reports all statutes and laws passed by Congress, as well as decrees and regulations enacted by the Executive Branch.

The following is a list of government offices providing access to primary legal sources: The treatment of violations of such treaties should be the same as the treatment for violations of the Constitution [22].

Five judges sit on each of the courts. Each High Land Court sits at least five judges, but Land Court proceedings are presided by dominjcana sole judge. It has not been updated since The main pieces of legislation regulating the land jurisdiction are the following: