civil code

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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 fact is that the EU code of law which is now over our laws is the opposite of the freedoms enshrined in Magna Carta, our Bill of Rights (1689) and Habeas Corpus (1679).
Given its construct, DIFC has its own set of civil and commercial laws and regulations and has developed a complete code of law governing financial services regulation.
ISLAMABAD, November 07, 2011 (Frontier Star): On advent of Eid-ul-Azha, butchers shortage and in absence of any code of law or mandatory training for butchers, the residents have to face lot of difficulties.
Highlighting that the Indian Constitution did not include a provision envisaging a separate code of law for Sikh marriages, several activists asserted that the issue was a matter of Sikh identity as a whole.
I urge all Egyptian citizens to stay away from troubled areas in Syria, not to use their mobile phones to film protests and to respect the Syrian code of law after the detention of four Egyptians recently in Syria," he said.
JEDDAH: Justice Minister Mohammed Al-Eissa has stressed the need to have a code of law that could be followed by all judges.
Her growth, as Seidel so aptly puts it, is "a journey from prejudice to tolerance, from ignorance to wisdom, from violence to self-control, from bigotry to empathy, from a code of honor to a code of law.
Blair, the most disastrous prime minister we have ever had, has also sown the seeds of regional independence in England, and his Iraq venture has planted in our midst a jihadist notion of racial ghettos following their own alien code of law.
The court, noting the Bible is considered a code of law by many in the state's "contemporary communities," concluded that "introduction of the Bible by a juror to demonstrate to another juror a command of death for murder created a reasonable possibility that a typical juror could have been influenced to vote for a death sentence instead of life; consequently, we must uphold the trial court's judgment vacating the death sentence and sentencing Harlan to life imprisonment without parole.
a secular [nonreligious] significance as a code of law and [are] a well-recognized symbol of law," says U.
A summary consultation with the Roman Catholic Code of Canon Law should quickly separate him from such an idea, unless he believes he is above that Code of Law also.

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