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Business law in Ireland

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary is independent.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
The Language of Justice
English and Gaelic.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
- Brehon Law
- Constitution of 1937
- The European Communities Act, 1972 (provides that Treaties of the European Union are part of Irish law, along with directly effective measures adopted under those treaties)
- Acts of the Oireachtas
- Statutory instruments
All sources of Irish law are available on the Irish Statute Book's website.
Checking National Laws Online
Constitution of Ireland

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