Cumplir y respetar las leyes, al igual que cualquier otro deber establecido .. se amparan en las disposiciones del Código de Trabajo de la República Dominicana, el .. Por la comisión de las infracciones contenidas en la ley , sobre. Get this from a library! Código penal de la República Dominicana: incluye las modificaciones de la Ley no. del 28 de enero de G.O. La Ley del 27 de enero de contra la Violencia Intrafamiliar. Para los fines de la presente ley se consideran como jóvenes los dominicanos y.

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This treatise is one of the most complete recounts of the history of law in the Dominican Republic, since the colonial times to present. Major legislation enacted which governs the Public Ministry include the following: 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 republicq gradual inclusion of the Dominican Republic in a global and regional economy, and to strengthen the democratic process [13].

The Congress, in its ordinary legislative functions, convenes relublica legislative sessions per year. See also Wenceslao Vega B.

It completely modified the social security system of the Dominican Republic. From forward Leg 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 [3].

Several efforts have been made by private entities to develop legal information databases in the Dominican Republic.

This law derogates Ley No. The following is a list of government offices providing access to primary legal sources: Justices of the Peace. Code of Civil Procedure. Another effort was undertaken by William C. The first Constitution of the Dominican Republic was promulgated inimmediately after the nation achieved independence from Haiti. The Chamber President distributes the cases among the different halls through a random allocation system. Hemos adoptado legislaciones para una mentalidad social que en todos sus estamentos no las ve como normal ni quiere aplicarlas.


This legislation marked dokinicana beginning of significant reforms eliminating restrictions to foreign investment and promoting the flow of capital into the country. Judicial Power is exercised by the Supreme Court of Justice as well as by other courts created by the Constitution or by enacted laws.

Congressional and municipal elections are held in even – numbered years not divisible by four. The French colony which flourished on the western one-third of the island was officially recognized by Spain in under the Treaty of Ryswick.

Legal Reforms Since the Dominican Republic has undergone major comprehensive judicial reforms. Executive Power 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. Since the Dominican Republic has undergone major comprehensive judicial reforms. The Dominican Republic has signed several free trade agreements which are still in effect. 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 Justices of the Peace are courts authorized to hear small claim cases.

For each a sole judge decides all matters relating to real property. Members of both chambers are elected by direct majority vote. Please, Read the Update! Following are a selection of Dominican reference sources useful for legal research in the Dominican Republic. 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 leh propose alternative methods for solving criminal proceedings.

This Law has been in effect for 75 years. The Courts of Appeals have original jurisdiction in accusations against lower court judges, Government Attorneys Procuradores Fiscalesand Provincial Governors.

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Trujillo, and finally democracy to republiica Structure of the Government The Constitution defines the system of government of the Dominican Republic as being civilian, republican, democratic and fepublica. Some of their publications are: Imprenta Dominicana, 2 v. It has not been updated since Each High Land Court sits at least five judges, but Land Court proceedings are presided by a sole judge.


In August 14,the Constitution of the Dominican Republic was modified. The International treaties for which the Dominican Republic is a signatory, are regulated by Article 3 of the Constitution of the Dominican Republic, which provides that: 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 republca.

It provides for 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 It abrogates Ley No.

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. Amigo del Hogar, covering law and case law. Codigo Civil Civil Code see also here. 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.

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The Secretariat for Public Health and Social Welfare is the agency in charge of health services and is republic for overseeing compliance with the Law. The library has no webpage and no online access to its resources.

The law is complemented by different regulations governing the three main institutions of the system: Domonicana regulate the improvement and preservation of the environment, and delimit regions within the country to be protected. There are several official institutions responsible for promoting and coordinating on-going judicial reforms in the Dominican Republic.

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The Court of Appeals functions primarily as an appellate body and it hears appeals from decisions issued by Courts of First Instance.