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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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Opening the event, the first deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture Liliya Gumerova said that changes to the Civil Code will be aimed at improving the legal regulation of the appellation of origin and adding a new object to the list of protected intellectual property objects - "geographical indication".
Articles 445 to 465, Civil Code of the Philippines-Right of Accession with Respect to Immovable Property
The new Civil Code abandons this approach, regulating under the general name of lease (article 1851-1880), what the old code considered a lease of things.
The former Civil Code regulated the deposit contract under Articles 1591 to 1634, in the Title XII--"Regarding deposit and seizure"--from Book III "Regarding different modes of obtaining property" (for a comparative approach of the two regulations correspondence regarding the deposit agreement, see Pivniceru, 2012: 435-443).
1168 of the Civil Code such conventions will be interpreted in the light of the provisions of the contract of carriage, which is the contract with which it resembles most.
Secondly, Article 31 of the UAE Civil Code provides that a mandatory provision of law will take precedence over any conflicting contractual provision.
The JI said that Indian Muslims were living in a constant state of fear for being always targeted, sometimes in the name of cow protection by vigilante mobs of Sangh Parivar, sometimes in the name of beef ban and sometimes in the name of abrogation of Muslim Personal Law and implementation of Uniform Civil Code.
The Constitution allows Muslims to regulate matters such as marriage, divorce and inheritance through their own civil code, though the community itself has been clamouring for reforms and a ban on oppressive customs.
In contrast, the Civil Code of 1825--which exceeds the Digest in
The government's decision to revive the contentious discourse on the Uniform or Common civil code for all communities is widely seen by the Muslim community as politically targeted against them, with the government capitalising on the demand from within the community, specially by its women, to end such practices as the Triple Talaq given by husbands, sometimes by post or over the internet.
Significantly, the apex court's observation comes at a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party-led federal government has revived the topic of enacting a common civil code for all citizens of the country.
79 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania (wording effective on 16/12/2014) (hereinafter--the Civil Code).

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