Albania Legislation

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Constitutional Law

Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1991)
Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1998)
Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1998)
Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1998)
Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1998)
Constitution for the Republic of Albania (1998) (Albanian)

Human Rights

Law no 9198 / 2004 on an equal gender society
Law no 9198 / 2004 on an equal gender society

Litigation And Court Procedure

Albanian Law for Creating the Organizational Structure of the Judiciary
Law no 8136 / 1996, as amended by law no. 9414 of May 20, 2005 On The Magistrates’ School Of The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8136 / 1996, as amended by law no. 9414 of May 20, 2005 On The Magistrates’ School Of The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8270 / 1997 on The State Supreme Audit Institution
Law no 8436 / 1998 On The Organisation Of The Judicial Power In The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8436 / 1998 on Judicial Power
Law no 8436 / 1998 on the Organisation of Justice (December 1998)
Law no 8436 / 1998 on the Organization of Judicial Power
Law no 8454 / 1999 on the People's Advocate
Law no 8577 / 2000 on the Constitutional Court
Law no 8577 / 2000 on the Constitutional Court
Law no 8588 / 2000 On The Organisation And Functioning Of The High Court Of The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8678 / 2001 On The Organisation And Functioning Of The Ministry Of Justice
Law no 8737 / 2001 (as amended by law no. 9102 of 10 July 2003) On The Organisation And Functioning Of The Prosecutor’s Office In The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8737 / 2001 On The Organisation And Functioning Of The Prosecutor’s Office In The Republic Of Albania
Law no 8737 / 2001 on the Prosecutor
Law no 8811 / 2001 on the High Council of Justice
Law no 9110 / 2003 on the Courts for Serious Crimes
Law no 9110 / 2003 on the Organization and Functioning of the Courts for Serious Crime
Statute on People's Advocate

Electoral Law

Amendments to Electoral Law 1997
Electoral Code
Electoral Code (No. 9087 dated 19 June 2003 - revised 2005)
Law no 10019 / 2008 Electoral Code
Law no 9087 / 2003 Electoral Code

Administrative / Public Law

Law no 7892 / 1994 on Sponsorship
Law no 8080 / 1996 on Securities 
Law no 8270 / 1997 on the State Supreme Audit Institution
Law no 8291 / 1998 Code Of Ethics Of The Police
Law no 8291 / 1998 Code Of Ethics Of The Police
Law no 8306 / 1998 On The Privatization Strategy Of Primary Importance Sectors
Law no 8389 / 1998 Law on Citizenship
Law no 8432 / 1998 on Asylum in the Republic of Albania
Law no 8442 / 1998 on Some Changes in Law No. 8389 /1998 On Albanian Citizenship
Law no 8454 / 1999 on People's Advocate
Law no 8454 / 1999 on the People's Advocate
Law no 8461 / 1999 on Higher Education
Law no 8461 / 1999 on Higher Education
Law no 8464 / 1999, on standardization (Albanian)
Law no 8485 / 1999 Code of administrative procedures
Law no 8485 / 1999 Code of administrative procedures
Law no 8492 / 1999 on Foreigners in the Republic of Albania
Law no 8549 / 1999 on The Status of the Civil Servant
Law no 8549 / 1999 on The Status of the Civil Servant
Law no 8561 / 1999 on Expropriations for a public interest
Law no 8652 / 2000 on Organization and Functioning of Local Governments
Law no 8772 / 2001 on the Guard and Control of the State Border of the Republic of Albania
Law no 9009 / 2003 on Internal Audit of the Public Sector
Law no 9097 / 2003 on conformity assessment (Albanian)
Law no 9131 / 2003 Public administration ethics
Law no 9154 / 2003 on Archives
Law no 9235 / 2004 on Restitution and Compensation of property
Law no 9235 / 2004 on Restitution and Compensation of property (Albanian)
Law no 9253 / 2004, on some changes in the law on standardization (Albanian)
Law no 9367 / 2005 on the Prevention of Conflict of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions
Law no 9367 / 2005 on the Prevention of Conflict of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions
Law no 9374 / 2005 on State Aid
Law no 9475 / 2006 On some amendments and addtions to law no.9367 dated 7 april 2005 “On the Prevention and Conflict of Interest in the Exercise of Public Functions
Law no 9643 / 2006 on Public Procurement
Law no 9723 / 2007 on the National Registration Center
Law no 9889 / 2008 on The Definition Of The Form And Structure Of The Privatization Formula Of The Joint Stock Company ‘operatori I Sistemit To Shperndarjes’ Sha ("Ossh")
Law on Albanian Citizenship
Law on Aliens
Law on Asylum in the Republic of Albania
Law on Urban Planning
Law on the Emigration of Albanian Citizens for Reasons of Employment
Law on the Emigration of Albanian Citizens for Reasons of Employment (Albanian)

Criminal Law

Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Criminal Procedural Code of the Republic of Albania
Criminal Procedural Code of the Republic of Albania
Criminal Procedural Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7600 / 1993, on Some Amendments to Law No. 7514, dated 30 September 1991 "On Innocence, Amnesty of Ex-Convicted and Political Persecuted
Law no 7895 / 1995 Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7895 / 1995 Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7895 / 1995 Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7905 / 1995 Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7905 / 1995 Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 8224 / 1997 For the organization and functioning of the police of the municipality and commune
Law no 8224 / 1997 For the organization and functioning of the police of the municipality and commune
Law no 8328 / 1998 on the rights and treatment of the prisoners
Law no 8328 / 1998 on the rights and treatment of the prisoners
Law no 8553 / 1999 on State Police
Law no 8610 / 2000 On the prevention of money laundering
Law no 8610 / 2000 On the prevention of money laundering
Law no 8677 / 2000 on the Organisation and Functioning of the Judicial Police
Law no 9030 / 2003 An amendment of law No.8240 dated 10 April 1997 “Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania”, amended with law No.8279 dated 15 January 1998 and with law No.8733 dated 24 January 2001
Law no 9084 / 2003 Amending Law no 8610/ 2000 On the prevention of money laundering
Law no 9085 / 2003 Amending the Law no 7905 / 1995 Criminal Procedure Code
Law no 9086 / 2003 Amending the Law no 7895 / 1995 Criminal Code
Law no 9205 / 2004 on the Justice Collaborators and Witness Protection
Law no 9258 / 2004 on Measures for the suppression of Terrorism Financing
Law no 9275 / 2004 Some Additions and Amendments to Law no. 7895 dated 27.01.1995 entitled Criminal Code of the Republic of Albania, as amended
Law no 9284 / 2004 on Preventing and Striking at Organised Crime
Law no 9284 / 2004 on Preventing and Striking at Organised Crime
Law no 9669 / 2006 on meaures against Violence in Family Relations
Law no 9669 / 2006 on meaures against Violence in Family Relations
Law no 9749 / 2007 on State Police (2007)
Law on Measures against Violence in Family Relations
Law on Measures against Violence in Family Relations (Albanian)

Civil Law

Civil code of the Republic of Albania
Civil code of the Republic of Albania
Law no 7850 / 1994, Civil Code (Albanian)
Law no 7892 / 1994 on Sponsorship
Law no 8153 / 1996 on Orphans
Law no 8312 / 1998 for Non-divided Agricultural Lands
Law no 8318 / 1998 on Leasing the agricultural land wich are State property
Law no 8561 / 1999 on Expropriation of Property
Law no 9126 / 2003, on explosives for civil use (Albanian)
Law on leasing the agricultural land, forest land

Commercial Law

Law no 8636 / 2001 on Free zones (Albanian)
Law no 9135 / 2003, on consumer protection
Law no 9870 / 2008 on Standardization
Law no 9870 / 2008 on Standardization

Company Law

Draft Law on Entrepreneurs and Companies
Law no 8044 / 1995 on Competition
Law no 8515 / 1999 for The Privatization Of The Joint Stock Company "Albanian Mobile Communications (Amc)"
Law no 8788 / 2001 on Non-profit Organisations
Law no 9117 / 2003 For The Privatisation Of The Joint Stock Company
Law no 9121 / 2003 On Competition Protection
Law no 9121 / 2003 On Competition Protection
Law no 9121 / 2003 on Competition protection (amendment to Law n. 8044)
Law no 9901 / 2008 on entrepreneurs and companies

Labor Law

Law no 7943 / 1995 on the supplementary pensions and private pensions institutions
Law no 8734 / 2001, on guarantying the work safety of the electric equipment and installations (Albanian)
Law no 8739 / 2001 on guarantying work safety of under pressure equipment (Albanian)
Law no 9034 / 2003 on Emigration of Albanian Citizens fro Reasons of Employment
Law no 9970 / 2008 Gender Equality in Society
Loi n° 7961 du 12 juillet 1995 portant Code du travail.

Health Law

Law no 7643 / 1992 on state sanitary inspectorate (Albanian)
Law no 7904 / 1995 on some changes on the law on state sanitary inspectorate (Albanian)
Law no 7941 / 1995 on food
Law no 9108 / 2003, on chemical substances and preparations
Law no 9323 / 2003 on medical products

Mining Law

Law no 7796 / 1994 Mining Law of Albania
Law no 7796 / 1994 Mining Law of Albania
Law no 9261 / 2004 on some supplements and amandments of the Mining Law of Albania No.7796, date 17.02.1994

Tax Law

Law no 7928 / 1995 on Value added tax (Albanian)
Law no 8438 / 1998 on Income Tax
Law no 8438 / 1998 on Income Tax
Law no 8976 / 2002 on Excise tax (Albanian)
Law no 9769 / 2007 on Some Amendments To Law No. 8977, Dated Dec 12, 2002 on The Taxation System In The Republic Of Albania, Amended.

Banking Law

Banking Law
Banking law
Code de déontologie de la profession comptable
Law no 10076 / 2009 on compulsory insurance within the transport sector
Law no 10158 / 2009 on Corporate and local Government bonds
Law no 7764 / 1993 on Foreign investments
Law no 7764 / 1993 on Foreign investments
Law no 7764 / 1993 on Foreign investments
Law no 7943 / 1995 on the supplementary pensions and private pensions institutions
Law no 8080 / 1996 on Securities Modified by the law No.8168 and the law No.8745
Law no 8269 / 1997 "On Bank of Albania"
Law no 8269 / 1997 "On Bank of Albania"
Law no 8365 / 1998 "On banks in the Republic of Albania"
Law no 8365 / 1998 "On banks in the Republic of Albania"
Law no 8379 / 1998 Organic Budget Law
Law no 8384 / 1998 "On adding a transitory provision in the Law No. 8269, dated 23.12.1997 “On the Bank of Albania”"
Law no 8893 / 2002 on some amendments to the Law No.8269 dated 23.12.1997 "On Bank of Albania", amended by the Law No.8384 dated 29.07.1998
Law no 9049 / 2003 on the Declaration and Audit of Assets, Financial Obligations of the Elected and certain Public Officials
Law no 9572 / 2006 on The Financial Supervisory Authority
Law no 9662 / 2006 on banks in the Republic of Albania
Law no 9879 / 2008 on Securities
Regulation "On risk management arising from the large exposures of Banks"
Regulation No 11" On Electronic Payment Instruments "
Regulation no 11 on licensing the savings and credit associations and their unions
Regulation no.11 on the granting of license to non bank financial subjects
Regulation on "Operation of the Credit Registry at the Bank of Albania"
Regulation on licensing, organisation, activity and supervision of foreign exchange bureaus

Insurance Law

Law no 10076 / 2009 on compulsory insurance within the transport sector
Law no 9267 / 2004 on the Activity of Insurance, Reinsurance and Intermediation in Insurance and Reinsurance
Law no 9267 / 2004 on the Activity of Insurance, Reinsurance and Intermediation in Insurance and Reinsurance
Regulation no. 2, date 18.06.2007 "On Reinsurance Criteria"
Regulation no. 4, date 08.02.2007 "On the Insurance Companies Capital Investment Limits"
Regulation no. 7, date 08.02.2007 "On the Insurance Companies Certified Accounting Experts"

Communications And Media Law

Draft – Law on E-Signature, 2007
Law no 8410 / 1998 Law on Public and Private Radio-Television
Law no 8410 / 1998 on public and private radio-television in the republic of albania
Law no 8503 / 1999 On the right to information over the official documents
Law no 8503 / 1999 On the right to information over the official documents
Law no 8517 / 1999 on the Protection of Personal data
Law no 8517 / 1999 on the Protection of Personal data
Law no 8517 / 1999 on the Protection of Personal data
Law no 8618 / 2000 on Telecommunications
Law no 8618 / 2000 on Telecommunications
Law no 8618 / 2000 on Telecommunications
Law no 9154 / 2003 on Archives

Transport And Maritime Law

Air Code of Albania
Draft Air Code of Albania 2007
Law no 7908 / 1995 On Fishery And Aquaculture
Law no 7908 / 1995 On Fishery And Aquaculture

Environmental Law

Compendium of Environmental Legislation of Albania
Law no 7664 / 1993 on Environmental protection
Law no 7664 / 1993 on Environmental protection
Law no 7875 / 1994 on the Protection of the Wild fauna and Hunting
Law no 7908 / 1995 On Fishery And Aquaculture
Law no 8093 / 1996 on Water Sources
Law no 8870 / 2002 on Amendments to law 7908 / 1995 for Fishery and Aquaculture
Law no 8934 / 2002 on environmental protection
The law on leasing the agricultural land, forest land meadows and pastures, which are state property

Intellectual Property Law

Law no 7564 / 1992 on Copyright
Law no 7564 / 1992 on Copyright
Law no 7564 / 1992 on Copyright, dated 19 May 1992, as amended by Law No. 7923 dated 19 April 1995
Law no 7819 / 1994 on Industrial property
Law no 7819 / 1994 on Industrial property
Law no 8477 / 1999 (amendment on Law n. 7819-1994)
Law no 8826 / 2001 (amendment on Law 7564 on copyright) (Albanian)
Law on Copyright

Energy Law

Decision no.27, dated 10 01.2007 "On the adoption of the rules for the evaluation and granting of concessions"
Decree No.782, date 22.02.1994 "On the fiscal system in the petroleum sector (exploration - production)"
Energy Efficiency Law 2003
Law no 7491 / 1991 on the Electrical Power
Law no 7746 / 1993 The Petroleum Law (exploration and production)
Law no 7746 / 1993 The Petroleum Law (exploration and production)
Law no 7811 / 1994 on the fiscal system in the hydrocarbons sector (exploration and production)"
Law no 8297 / 1998 on an amendement of Law No.7746, dated 28.7.1993, Petroleum Law as amended by Law No.7853, dated 29.7.1994, Supplementing the Petroleum Law No.7746, dated 28.7.1993
Law no 8450 / 1999 on refining, transporting and marketing of gasoline, gas and their sub-products (Albanian)
Law no 8996 / 2003, on the measurement units and the control of measurement instruments
Law no 9024 / 2003, on accreditation of testing, calibration laboratories, certification and inspection bodies (Albanian)
Law no 9072 / 2003 on Power Sector
Law no 9072 / 2003 on Power Sector
Law no 9072 / 2003 on Power Sector
Law no 9663 / 2006 on concessions
Law no 9972 / 2003 on Natural Gas Sector

Construction Law

Law no 9290 / 2004 on construction materials

Agriculture Law

Law no 9308 / 2004 on the veterinary service
Law no 9308 / 2004 on veterinary service and inspectorate

E-Commerce

Law no 9880 / 2008 on Electronic Signature
Law no 9880 / 2008 on Electronic Signature
Law no 9918 / 2008 on Electronic Communications

Treaties

Law no 9092 / 2003 Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

Law Sources

Albania Government
Albanian Customs Department
Albanian Electricity Regulatory Authority
Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority
Albanian Parlament
Bank of Albania
Central Election Commission
Central Elections Commission
Competition Authority
Department of Information
Department of Public Administration
Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Directorate of Fisheries
Directorate of Fisheries
Energy Regulatory Entity
General Directorate of Standardization (DPS)
High Inspectorate of Declaration and Audit of Assets
Legislationonline
Ministry of Defense
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy
Ministry of Education and Science
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of European Integration
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Integration
Ministry of Interior
NYU East European Constitutional Review
National Agency of Natural Resources
Telecommunication Regulatory Entity

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