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civil code

n. in many states, the name for the collection of statutes and laws which deal with business and negligence lawsuits and practices.

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THE NATIONAL Democratic Alliance government has made it clear that the option of implementing a Uniform Civil Code is open.
The debate was reignited when BJP MP Yogi Adityanath asked the government in the Lok Sabha about implementation of a Uniform Civil Code across the country.
The Contemporary "Trust-like" Mechanism of the Republic of Georgia (According to the Civil Code of the Republic of Georgia of 2012)
The Article 724 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Georgia of 2012 clearly describes the major principles of the transference of property: "the principle (a trustor) transfers the property to the trustee, who accepts and manages it in compliance with the principle's interests" (The Civil Code of Georgia, 2012 : 180).
The third section analyzes the transition to civil codes, and the final section considers property law in the Civil Code of 1949 and subsequent reforms in light of the transition from classical Islamic jurisprudence.
Debs traces the introduction of civil codes in property law, and more broadly in the Egyptian legal system.
Article 1 of the Civil Code of Egypt contains provisions that in the absence of any applicable legislative provisions, the court shall adjudicate according to custom and usage, and in the absence of applicable custom and usage, the court shall apply the principles of Sharia, which are most consistent with the provisions of the law.
Article 1 of the Kuwaiti Civil Code of 1980 stipulates that Sharia applies in case of absence of an express legislative provision and only after the absence of relevant rule of custom.
As Cohen pointed out, these women presented a list of eleven grievances related to topics as diverse as racial discrimination in "female" jobs, teen pregnancy, mass education and adult literacy, prenatal and infant care, road construction, high market taxes, prostitution, and the lack of women's awareness of the civil code.
The present paper is thu informed not only by written sources but also by my perceptions, based on such interviews, of how Ivoirian families work, of why women objected to the old civil code, and of how the elite women of the AFI defined and pursued their interests.
In addition to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the complaints have also included claims under the Federal Communications Act, Federal Wiretap laws and various state Penal and Civil Codes.
The complaint charges Paracelsus and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the California Corporations and Civil Codes and violation of the Federal Securities Act of 1933 due to defendants' issuance of false and misleading financial statements in connection with, inter alia, (1) Paracelsus' acquisition, with stock issued pursuant to an S-4 registration statement, of Champion Healthcare Corporation ("Champion"); (2) the sale pursuant to a registration statement effective on or about August 15, 1996 of $325,000,000 of 10% Senior Subordinated Notes; and (3) the sale pursuant to an S-1 registration statement effective on or about August 15, 1996 of 4,600,000 shares of Paracelsus stock at $8.