Civil Code of Algeria (Code civil)
Date: 14th Nov 1998

The Civil Code governs contracts, property rights, and conflicts of law. The Code is relevant to the right to non-discrimination and equality in several ways, including:

Article 33 stipulates that witnesses to official acts may be men or women at least 21 years old;

Article 40 states that all persons over 19 years of age, so long as they are mentally capable and have not otherwise been forbidden, exercise their full civil rights.

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