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Business law in Romania

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary is not completely independent in Romania. It is heavily influenced by the executive branch institutions of power.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals cannot expect an impartial trial by the judicial system.
The Language of Justice
The judicial language used in the country is Romanian.
Recourse to an Interpreter
It is possible to be assisted by an interpreter.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The main source of law in the country is the Constitution of 1991 (revised 2003). The judicial system is based on the French Civil Code (Code Napoleon). Because Romania belongs to the European Union, national law conforms to the requirements of Community legislation.
Checking National Laws Online
Drept Online (links to Romanian laws)
Lexadin (links to Romanian laws)

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