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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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Poets should be lawgivers; that is, the boldest lyric inspiration should not chide and insult, but should announce and lead the civil code and the day's work.
At some moments Lebedeff was sure that right was on their side; at others he tried uneasily to remember various cheering and reassuring articles of the Civil Code.
supposed to have their own civil codes since their competence to codify
It triggered a controversy about the extent of having different civil codes for different religions, especially for Muslims in India.
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.
The use of law as a means of social engineering, however, is no longer at the center of the debate over what is to be learned from the codification of marriage and family laws.(7) Studies of juridical systems are focusing instead on the social processes that lead to the adoption of legal codes.(8) Women's status in society tends, moreover, to be prescriptive of civil codes, particularly with regard to family, even when women do not play a direct role i establishing those codes--as the AFI did.(9) In the present case, a consideration of the social processes that lie behind the evolution of civil codes reveals Ivoirian women as principal negotiators for social change and legal reform.
In civil codes modeled on the French Civil Code, the regulation of
It should be noted that the concept of multiple meaning of the concept of a contract has found its realization in the civil codes of many countries, built on pandectists (Germany, France, the Netherlands).
Changing the social relations in Eastern Europe after the disintegration of the legal socialist or communist legal relationships imposed by the totalitarian member states generated profound changes not only in the regulations of the commercial, economic or business segment but also in the general rules, typically secured by the normative complexes of civil codes. Adapting the civil legislation to the new social values adopted by the Romanian has been a necessity since the 1990s when the legislation was more patched than reinvented.
from the French, German, Swiss, or Quebec civil codes. Hood believes
The consultation could, in a second exercise, also look at other contentious issues that now face the community, which even if they do not directly emanate from Civil Codes, cast their shadow on the life of the common people.
The Roman contracts continued into the Middle Ages, and many became lodged in modern civil codes beginning with the Code of Napoleon.