Libya flag Libya: Business Environment

Business law in Libya

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
As the country is currently experiencing a political transition, justice should undergo major transformations.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
As the country is currently experiencing a political transition, justice should undergo major transformations.
The Language of Justice
Arabic is the judicial language in the country.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Having an interpreter is possible.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
 The main source of the law is the constitution of 1969 (amended in March 1977). The country's legal system is based on the Italian civil law system and Islamic law. Libya has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction. 

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