Napoleonic Code


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Napoleonic Code

n
(Law) the English name for Code Napoléon

Code Na•po•lé•on

(kɔd na pɔ leɪˈɔ̃; Eng. ˈkoʊd nəˌpoʊ leɪˈɔ̃)
n.
the civil code of France, enacted in 1804. Also called Napoleonic Code.
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Cracks are appearing in the EU structure as 'a currency without a country' and the imposition of excessively invasive laws under a politicised Napoleonic code and lack of democratic accountability.
Islamic courts were set up as parallels to state courts based on laws inspired by the Napoleonic Code.
One of the founders of the Abolish 153 campaign which started in 2014, Al Sharekh says the law actually derives from Napoleonic Code.
Although the Egyptian economy enjoys the benefits of the country's civil law of the Napoleonic Code (introduced under French occupation of Egypt), the system possesses elements of Islamic (Shariah) law, and corruption and inefficiency remain serious problems for those doing business in the country.
In legal affairs, Alliot-Marie pointed out that Kuwait's legal system is influenced by Europe's Napoleonic code, a French civil code established under Napoleon I.
Cleverly supported with paintings, focus questions, sidebars, and splendid maps, the text looks beyond the moment to enduring attitudes toward democracy and human rights that influenced Joan of Arc, the Arab Spring, the Napoleonic code, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the downfall of tyranny in Libya.
The post-Roman, that is to say Renaissance, version of the phrase, popularized through the Napoleonic Code, is "public enemy.
The notion of law as intimately linked to the nation-state emerged only in the latter part of the last millennium, with the consolidation of modern nation-states, the rise of constitutionalism, and the codification movements that started with the Napoleonic Code.
The horrendous belief that a king would be pauper if he had daughters triggered norms like the Napoleonic code that advocated beating women with the belief that the more you beat a donkey, a walnut tree and the wife, the better they are.
Whether its sharia in Muslim countries or the Napoleonic Code throughout Europe and parts of Latin America, what you give to your heirs is tightly prescribed,'' Mr.
The country has also taken on many of the characteristics of the Napoleonic code of law common to Francophone countries and adopted French as an official language alongside Spanish in 1997 in an effort to boost trade with the wider region.
Topics addressed by this collection of essays include the motivations of sugar planters in Cuba or of Indiano bureaucrats in Spain to join or not to join Napoleon's side (Dominique Goncalves and Victor Peralta Ruiz); the reporting of Latin American events in the French press (Felipe Angulo Jaramillo); the fear of French emissaries in Central America (Timothy Hawkins); the political activism and cultural influence of French expatriates after Napoleon's fall (Christophe Beleaubre, Rafe Blaufarb, Lilia Moritz Schwartz, and Roderick Barman); the intrusion of the militaries, following Napoleon's model, in the political field (Monica Ricketts); and the impact of the Napoleonic Code (John Savage).