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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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Congress and other parties have opposed to a uniform civil code on the ground that it is against the secular nature of the country that the Constitution envisaged.
Historically, one can mention the fact that the 1864 Romanian Civil Code regulated the emancipation of minors in Chapter III, Title X--"On minority, on guardianship and on emancipation" of Book I, article 421-433.
In the Lok Sabha the BJP led NDA Government for the first time put forth its stand by hinting that further steps on the issue of the Uniform Civil Code if any to be taken after wide consultations with stakeholders.
Qortbawi's draft law seeks to allow couples to marry in Lebanon using a foreign civil code of their choice without removing their religious affiliations from their civil records, as Succariyeh and Darwish had to.
Qatar's own legal system was thus inspired and influenced by the French civil code.
Tuncer told media outlets that Turkey must amend its civil code to implement the European court's ruling.
Specifically, Section 12 of SB 1186 created the new disclosure requirement by adding Section 1938 to the California Civil Code which provides as follows:
Article 27 of the UAE Civil Code allows for a court's discretion to refuse to apply a provision of foreign law if it is in conflict with the Sharia.
There is no need to dwell in detail on all points of the Libyan law related to force majeure, as the Libyan Civil Code recognizes the option of non performance of an obligation based on the event of force majeure.
Law and Civil Code explores the transition from traditional Islamic jurisprudence to codes rooted in French civil law, looking at Egyptian property law as an illustrative example.
177 of the Lithuanian Civil Code will add requirements on a company mortgage (hypothec).
A civil code that was formulated with Japan's help and adopted by Cambodia's parliament four years ago was finally put into use Wednesday.

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