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Name: The Civil Code of Iran.
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1928-05
Entry into force:
ISN: IRN-1928-L-42163
Bibliography: Basic Document in Iranian Law, S. H. Amin
Printed Separately, 132 p.
Code in English Code in English Alavi and Associates, Legal Counsels, Islamic Republic of Iran, 132 p. (consulted on 2008-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: Enacted 1928-36 and amended in 1969 and 1982-83. Volume I deals with the ownership and acquisition of property. Book 2 Part II covers contracts, transactions and obligations. Subsection 3 of this part covers contracts of employment. A servant or worker who finishes a contract and continues to be employed by the same employer shall be entitled to the same wages and conditions as his previous contract (ss. 514-515). Volume II contains provisions on individuals, including nationality (Book 2), marriage and divorce (Book 7), and children (Book 8). Volume III contains provisions on evidence and substantiation of claims.
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