Dominica’s Laws Are Based on English Common Law

Dominica is a law abiding country with its legal system based upon English Common Law. The laws of the land are contained in locally enacted statues. As in the English System, the doctrine of precedent is followed. Appeal cases are processed through the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and the Caribbean Court of Justice which are of binding authority.


The Government through the Ministry of Legal Affairs provides access to all laws via its website In addition, the below laws are relevant to investors and business owners.

Company and registration information can be obtained from the Companies and Intellectual Properties Office

IDA has been very helpful in assisting our business with the added investment and business expansion. Mr. Patrickson Victor’s professional service is greatly appreciated. Thank you IDA!

Stella Zhang – Dragon Windows/
Construction Material & Services Ltd