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Business law in Iran

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary is not independent in Iran. The Supreme Leader directly appoints the head of the judiciary, who in turn appoints senior judges.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals cannot expect a fair trial from the country's judicial system.
The Language of Justice
The language of justice is Persian.
Recourse to an Interpreter
It is possible to have an interpreter.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The main source of the law is the constitution of 1979 (revised in 1989), which codifies Islamic principles of the government.
Checking National Laws Online
Iran laws on-line

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Latest Update: December 2023