Code of law
Type of legislation that purports to exhaustively cover a complete system of laws or a particular area of law as it existed at the time the code was enacted, by a process of codification.- Code of law
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Legal system originating in mainland Europe and adopted in much of the world.
The most pronounced features of civil systems are their legal codes, with concise and broadly applicable texts that typically avoid factually specific scenarios.
In law, codification is the process of collecting and restating the law of a jurisdiction in certain areas, usually by subject, forming a legal code, i.e. a codex (book) of law.
The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest known law code surviving today.
Babylonian legal text composed c. undefined 1755–1750 BC. It is the longest, best-organised, and best-preserved legal text from the ancient Near East.
Theories fall into three main categories: that it is legislation, whether a code of law or a body of statutes; that it is a sort of law report, containing records of past cases and judgments; and that it is an abstract work of jurisprudence.
The Great Qing Legal Code (or Great Ching Legal Code), also known as the Qing Code (Ching Code) or, in Hong Kong law, as the Ta Tsing Leu Lee (大清律例), was the legal code of the Qing empire (1644–1912).
Imperial dynasty of China that ruled from 618 to 907 AD, with an interregnum between 690 and 705.
Building upon the Sui legal code, he issued a new legal code that subsequent Chinese dynasties would model theirs upon, as well as neighboring polities in Vietnam, Korea, and Japan.
Act of obtaining secret or confidential information from non-disclosed sources or divulging of the same without the permission of the holder of the information for a tangible benefit.
Espionage against a nation is a crime under the legal code of many nations.
Country in Southeast Europe.
Important steps were taken in areas including the education system, maritime and postal communications, effective civil administration and, most importantly, the legal code.
The largest empire in pre-Columbian America.
The Inca state had no separate judiciary or codified laws.