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private law

n.
The body of law concerned with legal issues and disputes that are a matter of private concern (such as those involving wills, trusts, or contracts) as opposed to those involving matters of public import.

private law

n
(Law) the branch of law that deals with the rights and duties of private individuals and the relations between them. Compare public law

pri′vate law′


n.
a branch of law dealing with the legal relationships of private individuals. Compare public law (def. 2).
[1765–75]
Translations
Direito Privado
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It is equally disturbing how private law firms can hold titles for a State corporation," Abdulswamad Nassir, the PIC chairman said during the scrutiny of KAA books of accounts for the years 2012/13 to 2015/16.
Law scholars from much of the Common Law realm look at sudden and gradual changes in private law from the perspectives of foundations, doctrines, and general issues.
LAHORE -- Taking exception to deteriorating standards of the law education, the Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned the vice chancellors of the public sector universities of Punjab along with details of the private law colleges affiliated with them.
LAHORE -- The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, on Wednesday summoned vice chancellors of nine public sector universities, including Punjab University, with their affidavits and details about affiliation granted to private law colleges.
Contract notice: Purchase of works for a rehabilitation operation of the beauvais site of the urssaf picardie, within the framework of the law n 85-704 of the 12/07/1985 and its texts of application (decree n 93-1268 of the 29/11 / 1993 relating to the missions of project management entrusted by public contractors to providers of private law and decree of 21/12/1993 specifying the technical modalities of execution of the elements of mission of project management entrusted by public owners to private law providers).
LAHORE -- A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Friday restored evening classes of LLB in private law colleges while suspending five year LLB programme.
Having reviewed the available documentation, Michaelides judged that the RPF had been right to withhold the funds, and that the Legal Service should not have stepped into a "private-law dispute best handled by private law firms".
It defends the notion that there is an idea of private law which is fairly stable and conceptually distinct from public law.
Dr Hamad received his bachelor's degree from the College of Sharia and Law at UAE University, and post-graduated in private law from the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Roman private law provides the best model for law in libertarian society.
Roma Tre, Italy) explains in the Conference's program notes, to examine four key issues: "Why European private law is needed?
In this Article, we revisit the clash between private law and the First Amendment in the Supreme Court's recent case, Snyder v.