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The Dispute Resolution Review

June 2010 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Asters.

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Ukraine is a civil law country with the Constitution being a principal source of law. The main sources of civil and commercial law are acts promulgated by the legislative and executive branches of state power. International treaties ratified by the Parliament become part of national law and prevail in a conflict with domestic law. Judgments issued by courts of general jurisdiction are not recognised as a source of law in U kraine, but play a significant role in its interpretation.

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