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Business law in Ukraine

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
There have been allegations that the judiciary is not entirely independent in Ukraine. Judges have been penalised for independent decision-making, and there is evidence that the Government interference in judicial decisions.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Equal treatment is stipulated by law, but its application is often imperfect. Foreign nationals cannot expect an impartial trial from the country's judicial system.
The Language of Justice
The judicial language used in the country is Ukrainian and Russian.
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 1996. The country's legal system is based on a civil law system and judicial reviews of various legislative acts.
Checking National Laws Online
Ukrainian legislation

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