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Noun1.legal code - a code of laws adopted by a state or nation; "a code of laws"
jus civile, Justinian code, Roman law, civil law - the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
Salic law - the code of laws of the Salian Franks and other German tribes
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
code, codification - a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
penal code - the legal code governing crimes and their punishment
U. S. Code, United States Code - a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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MD Criminal Law Code, Section 10-606 Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, could be used but only if the conduct is interpreted as an attempt to kill, maim, beat or torture an animal.
The current approach to delivery of food standards controls is set in the Food Law Code of Practice (FLCOP), which has separate versions covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
"This reduction in resource is likely to have a significant impact on the authority's ability to meet its statutory obligations set-out in the Food Law Code of Practice or to fulfil its duties under the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013."
While this document was not the first Code of its kind during the ancient Babylonian Empire, it was the first law code that placed greater emphasis on the physical punishment of the perpetrator of the crime rather than compensating the victim.
Following the entries are 20 primary source documents, such as HammurabiAEs Law Code and oThe Netherworldo from the Epic of Gilgamesh.
New amendments were made to the Environment Law code of conduct in April 2015, under Ibrahim Mehleb's cabinet, to officially integrate coal into the energy mix by the end of 2015.
To be noted, According to the Ottoman law code, which Israel makes use of in the West Bank, all lands are considered "State Land" unless proven otherwise.
That they developed legal expertise is evidenced by the written reports of cases, which generally show familiarity with the Conciliar Law Code (the huge codification completed in 1649) and other statutes.
This approach, once very popular and taken almost for granted in academic biblical scholarship, assumed that it was in the Persian government's interests to officially ratify the local laws of the nations under its rule, and it was only at this time that the Torah became "a legally binding law code for Jews" (p.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is a non- government organisation constituted in 1973 to adopt suitable strategies for the protection and continued applicability of Muslim Personal Law in India, most importantly, the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act of 1937, providing for the application of t he Islamic Law Code of Shariat to Muslims in India in personal affairs.
Under an older and (I believe) wiser law code this eccentric would have been told: " We know who you are, and if one of your bombs takes out somebody''''s eye then you lose one of yours, while if you kill someone then your life is forfeit." Think he''''d have continued?
In addition, there were more than 700 registered food businesses that had yet to receive an intervention from the authority - contrary to the Food Law code of practice.