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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You write, we haven't adopted the Napoleonic code and that the Anglo Saxon kingdom created a form of government that the Normans were able to take over and efficiently run the state.
We have not adopted the Napoleonic code and nor should we.
In France, the Napoleonic Code criminalises deliberate failure to rescue when one is in a position to do so.
Money has no fatherland; financiers are without patriotism.' But even the Napoleonic code never envisaged one law for the receiver and no law for the giver.
(3) The civil-law tradition can be traced to Rome, Germany, and France; the latter nation's Napoleonic Code of 1804 is its archetype (Merryman and Perez-Perdomo [1969] 2007, 10).
In fact, to this day, a lawyer must learn French law (Napoleonic Code) to practice in Louisiana.
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.
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One of the founders of the Abolish 153 campaign which started in 2014, Al Sharekh says the law actually derives from Napoleonic Code.
"The Napoleonic Code had been used as a conceptual basis for
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.