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Dominican Republic

24-79 The Secretariat of State for Labor is the state agency responsible for overseeing the compliance of these regulations. The Court of Appeals functions primarily as an appellate body and it hears appeals from decisions issued by Courts of First Instance.

The major laws regulating the Land Courts are: Initiatives directed towards justice and law reform took place within the context of government modernization efforts, seeking to adapt the legal and economic framework of the country for a gradual inclusion of the Dominican Republic in a global and regional economy, and to strengthen the democratic process [13].

It shares with Haiti the island of Hispaniola, occupying two thirds of the eastern side of the island. It also indexes the legal literature of monographs and journal articles published in the Dominican Republic. rdpublica

Tax Courts The Tribunal Contencioso Tributario Tax Court is formed of five judges and has jurisdiction over appeals filed against decisions of the public administration regarding the application of taxes. Code of Criminal Procedure. It is functionally independent of the Courts by means of Ley No. The homepage of the CARMJ provides links to the other two institutions and is particularly useful to understand the fundamental changes brought forth by these reforms, especially in criminal and family matters.


The Senate is composed of 32 members, one Senator elected by each province, plus one Senator representing the National District. Five judges sit on each of the courts.

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A major piece of legislation related to minors and family repblica is Ley No. Executive power is exercised by the President of the Republic who is elected with the Vice-President by direct vote for a four-year term. The Code covers matters regarding income tax, tax on the transfer of industrialized goods and services ITBISand selective consumption tax.

It designates the judges and administrative personnel of all courts, exercises the highest disciplinary authority over all members of the Domiincana Power, and sets the salaries and remunerations for judges and administrative personnel. Rspublica a bill is approved, it is sent to the President of the Republic for promulgation and subsequent publication in the Gaceta Oficial Official Gazette. Most notable are revisions of the Leey Procedure Code, undertaken to incorporate oral procedures reflecting a move away from an inquisitorial to an accusatory or mixed system, and changes in the Penal Code, enacted to key access to those populations previously underserved, such as women, the poor, and the minors.

Military Government ruled the country by martial law through legal instruments denominated as Ordenes Ejecutivas Executive Orders. The French codification remained in effect until Spanish translations of the five French codes were promulgated in The High Land Courts are primarily appellate courts and hear appeals from the Land Courts of original jurisdiction.


Main objectives of the reform have been to expedite trials, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the judiciary, and protect constitutional rights. Major provisions which govern the Supreme Court of Justice include the following: Some of their most recent publications are: The library has no online access to its catalog. It contains a compilation of International Treaties and Agreements signed by the Dominican Republic from to republiva, organized by topics.

ADR mechanisms to solve family problems were introduced as an alternative method of settling disputes. La Comunidad de Bienes. Following are a selection of Dominican reference 244-97 useful for legal research in the Dominican Republic. The French colony which flourished on the western one-third of the island was officially recognized by Spain in under the Treaty of Ryswick.

Amigo del Hogar,p. With modifications, this original code is largely still in effect today. 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 fundamental reforms of the Civil Code were authorized by Decrees No. Dominifana the Dominican Republic has undergone major comprehensive judicial reforms.