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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.
See also: code
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The Civil Code does not outline the process or principles for determining the "just compensation" payable to the land owner.
You will have to file the required documentation as specified below before a district court or a high court, for execution and enforcement of foreign judgments and decrees from reciprocating territories under Section 44-A of the Civil Code:
32, 37 of Civil Code of Ukraine minors and individuals whose capacity is limited may perform other transactions, except those which are provided by the noted articles, with the consent of the parents (adoptive parents) or trustees.
It results from the analysis of the definition given by article 1851 Civil Code that the legislature intended to comply with the opinions constantly expressed in the doctrine published under the previous Code which mentioned the "dematerialization" of the contractor agreement (Deak, 2001: 292), in the sense of applicability of rules concerning the contract, not only to material works, but also to intellectual activities, such as professional consultations provided by a public notary or lawyer under the law governing such activities (Rudareanu, 2006: 168).
1) The deposit is a named contract that benefits from an express regulation in the current Civil Code, as in the 1864 Code.
In such a situation the two people are under the protection of the law of expense, not only of the Civil Code. Due to the quality of consumer of these parties the contract of carriage will have the valence of the contract closed between the consumer and the professional.
47538-6 "On amendments to the Civil Code of the Russian
If a uniform civil code is implemented, attempts will be made to paint all in one colour, which is not in the interest of the country," said Jamiat- Ulema- e- Hind president Maulana Arshad Madani.
the basis for the revised Civil Code of 1870 and, eventually, for the
The moot point is whether the introduction of a uniform civil code would lead to better national integration and deeper patriotic feelings?
Significantly, the apex court's observation comes at a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party-led federal government has revived the topic of enacting a common civil code for all citizens of the country.
Deciphering a Civil Code: Sources of Law and Methods of Interpretation

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