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Business law in Israel

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judicial branch is largely independent in Israel and procedural guarantees are generally respected.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals receive equal legal treatment.
The Language of Justice
Hebrew is the country's legal language; however, Arabic is also used officially by Arab minorities in the country .
Recourse to an Interpreter
Yes
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
Israel does not have a written constitution. Certain functions of the constitution are fulfilled by the Declaration of Establishment (1948), the Basic Laws of the Parliament and the Israeli Nationality Law. The legal system is a blend of English Common Law and British Mandate regulations. Israel no longer accepts the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice.
Checking National Laws Online
Lexadin, the World Law Guide

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