In accordance with its liberal economic principles, Gabon is open to foreign investors and the rights of free enterprise are guaranteed. 1. GENERAL LEGAL ENVIRONMENT A. Constitution & other sources of rules Gabon has a civil law structure with a hierarchy of legislation: lower laws need to comply with upper laws. The highest rule is the constitution, ratified in 1991, which provides for a multiparty system and a parliamentary republic with two voting chambers: the National Assembly and…
From The Report: Gabon 2015
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This chapter provides an overview of the Gabonese legal system, including the general legal environment and the legal framework for investment, touching on sector-specific incentives in tourism, agriculture and mining, among other areas.