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Private Law

That portion of the law that defines, regulates, enforces, and administers relationships among individuals, associations, and corporations. As used in distinction to public law, the term means that part of the law that is administered between citizen and citizen, or that is concerned with the definition, regulation, and enforcement of rights in cases where both the person in whom the right inheres and the person upon whom the obligation rests are private individuals.

private law

the law applying between persons or between a person and a thing insofar as not involving the state.
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He directed Mr Andersen to immediately contact the private law firm to provide certified copies of the titles they hold and the status of the transfer of the subleases.
He said this while hearing a case pertaining to affiliation of private law colleges with public sector universities in violation of the rules and regulations at the apex court's Lahore registry.
PBC senior member Azam Nazir Tarar stated before the court that all private law colleges were bound to follow the rules made by the regulatory body but they had been violating the same.
He also assailed ban on evening LLB classed in private law colleges and termed it a violation of the rules.
1) On this definition, contract law, tort law and the law of property are private law because they are concerned with the rights that one individual may assert against another.
Our argument is that the Supreme Court's theory of private law has led it down a path that has distorted its doctrine in several areas, including the First Amendment-tort clash in Snyder.
The data comes from a study for the first half of 2012 of the Chamber of Private Law Enforcement Officers, cited by the Bulgarian Standard daily.
The theory that I shall seek to elaborate here puts considerable emphasis on the emerging discourse of European private law, the interdependence of rules of private international law and civil procedure, the harmonization of private international law, and the important global framework for conventions in the area of private international law.
A SURVEY OF THE COMPLAINANT-BASED PRIVATE LAW EXCEPTION
The combination of the improvement in B's mental health and the support available from Z and/or R led the Trust to contend that no order should be made in respect of the care proceedings and that the most important issues for determination related to the private law proceedings brought by the respective parents of the children.
Given these concerns, private law may even seem incoherent.
We have previously opposed the idea of creating a public law school, noting that the costs to taxpayers of such an endeavor would likely outstrip the benefits thereof - not to mention that the state appears to have no dearth of private law schools or lawyers.