This chapter includes the following articles.
I. GENERAL LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: undefined A. Sources of Law: Côte d’Ivoire has a civil law system where laws are compiled in codes and establish what is legal and what is illegal. The higher law is the version of the Constitution adopted by referendum on July 23, 2000. The Constitution includes laws that are adopted by the National Assembly, ordinances and decrees issued by the President, and, at the bottom, ministerial decrees and orders.