Transformation of the law under globalization

Globalization has indeed become one of the primary driving factors in developing countries’ efforts to transform their law systems.

Maria Pyvovar, ME-110i, KNEU

INTRODUCTION

Every state requires a legal system for the normal operation of its society. There is no state that does not have a legal system. However, depending on the progress of economic development, the legal systems of states can be distinguished into two types: namely, the legal system prevailing in the developed countries and the legal system prevailing in developing countries.

The legal system prevailing in a developed country can be characterized as a legal system that supports industrial society, as developed countries have long been industrialized. Meanwhile a developing country’s legal system is characterized as a legal system that is undergoing transformation. This transformation is intended to change a legal system that supports traditional agrarian society into a legal system that supports an industrial society. Clearly, this is a consequence of developing countries pursuing their national development objectives of becoming industrial states. Globalization has indeed become one of the primary driving factors in developing countries’ efforts to transform their legal systems.

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