civil code

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civil code

Comprehensive written organization of general rules and regulations authorized by the legislature, based on Roman, Spanish, and French civil law. In the U.S., the judicial system that presides over health care issues and lawsuits is governed by the civil code in Louisiana only and by common law in other states.
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"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. 
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.
JEDDAH: Justice Minister Mohammed Al-Eissa has stressed the need to have a code of law that could be followed by all judges.
The court, noting the Bible is considered a code of law by many in the state's "contemporary communities," concluded that "introduction of the Bible by a juror to demonstrate to another juror a command of death for murder created a reasonable possibility that a typical juror could have been influenced to vote for a death sentence instead of life; consequently, we must uphold the trial court's judgment vacating the death sentence and sentencing Harlan to life imprisonment without parole."
a secular [nonreligious] significance as a code of law and [are] a well-recognized symbol of law," says U.S.
A summary consultation with the Roman Catholic Code of Canon Law should quickly separate him from such an idea, unless he believes he is above that Code of Law also.
This time Marlene is drawn to the rural mountains of West Virginia, with their own primitive code of law, to find out who killed an ambitious, honest union organizer and his family.
The principal focus will be to concentrate on the "considerable body of political verse which...has been completely overlooked," making it possible "to trace the development of Baif's personal philosophy from a complete acceptance of Catholic, monarchist policy to the advocacy of the separation of state and religion and the submission of the monarch to the code of law" (10-1 1).
However, a question which it does not seem to address is whether such a court can be made truly effective if there is no international code of law. Tepperman does seems to be putting the cart before the horse.
When he gave us his final legacy, he didn't say, "This is my sword and shield," or "This is my code of law. In these remember me." Instead, he breathed into bread and wine the words, "This is my body.

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