| The Dominican Republic legal
system (Dominican law), for the most part, is derived from laws or statutes
known as Napoleonic codes, which were introduced to the country in the
The Dominican Civil and Commercial Codes are actually just a mere
translation of the Napoleonic Codes, and the influence of the French government
and ideals permeates the Dominican legal system. With the adoption of
the French legal system, Dominican law has skipped a long way to build
a local doctrine and has replaced case law gaps with case law from the
French legal system. For those historical reasons, it is common in the
Dominican Republic to use French case law and doctrine as primary
source of law, whenever the legal texts in question are
based on the French Codes.
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Some facts and figurers.
The Capital of the Dominican Republic. is it's
largest city Santo
Domingo Map ref 18°30′N, 69°59′W. The area
lad mass is 48,734 km² making it the 130th largest in
the world. 1.6% of Dominican Republic. is water. The
poulation was estimated in 2007 tp be 9,760,000 making Dominican Republic the 82th
in the world