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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This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
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The same gentleman had given them a code of laws, to which they conformed with scrupulous fidelity.
I invented a name for the town, a code of laws for the inhabitants, productions, antiquities, chalybeate springs, population, statistics of crime, and so on, while I walked about the streets, looked in at the shop-windows, and attentively examined the Market-place and Town-hall.
Independent, or but loosely connected provinces, with separate interests, laws, governments and systems of taxation, became lumped together into one nation, with one government, one code of laws, one national class-interest, one frontier and one customs-tariff.
There the three of us arranged a code of laws that would permit the brute-folk and the human beings of the island to live in peace and harmony.
A person must not be convicted of a criminal offense under this section unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the drug, pharmaceutical preparation, chemical, chemical compound, or device would not have been obtained but for the fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, subterfuge, forgery, alteration, falsification, concealment, or other prohibited act allegedly practiced by the accused," South Carolina's Code of Law states.
First: Decree 23/2017 stipulated the amending of some provisions of the Executive Code of Law 32/2010 regarding the Statement of Disclosure of the Financial Position issued by Decree 82/2012.
The EU is pushing for a common code of law and our governments have already attempted to experiment with trials without juries in some cases.
Khattak said it was being considered to send Afghan migrants back whereas a code of law shall also be derived for their return.
Legitimating the Law: The Struggle for Judicial Competency in Early National New Hampshire" is a historical look at early American law, as John Philip Reid focuses on New Hampshire and how the state founded its modern code of law and gave power to its judicial branch, raising standards of competence and professionalism throughout its court systems, creating a foundation for the rest of the nation to follow.
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.

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