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Business law in India

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
Judiciary is largely independent in India. But the courts are severely backlogged and understaffed which results in the detention of a large number of persons who are awaiting trial.

India accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction, with reservations.

Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
India is ruled by law and non-discriminatory treatment of all cases is dictated by the constitution.
The Language of Justice
Hindi.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Interpreters in other foreign languages are easily available.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The Constitution of India – 1950

The country also has separate personal law codes for Muslims, Christians, and Hindus.

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