Clarendon Code

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Clarendon Code

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(Historical Terms) English history four acts passed by the Cavalier Parliament between 1661 and 1665 to deal with the religious problems of the Restoration
[C17: named after the first Earl of Clarendon, who was not, however, a supporter of the code]
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Specially in case of laws penal, they ought to have care, that that which was meant for terror, be not turned into rigor; and that they bring not upon the people, that shower whereof the Scripture speaketh, Pluet super eos laqueos; for penal laws pressed, are a shower of snares upon the people.
Let the advocates of a falsely called Philanthropy plead as they may for the abrogation of the Irregular Penal Laws, I for my part have never known an Irregular who was not also what Nature evidently intended him to be -- a hypocrite, a misanthropist, and, up to the limits of his power, a perpetrator of all manner of mischief.
When you warmed,' said the secretary, looking sharply at the other's downcast eyes, which brightened slowly as he spoke; 'when you warmed into that noble outbreak; when you told them that you were never of the lukewarm or the timid tribe, and bade them take heed that they were prepared to follow one who would lead them on, though to the very death; when you spoke of a hundred and twenty thousand men across the Scottish border who would take their own redress at any time, if it were not conceded; when you cried "Perish the Pope and all his base adherents; the penal laws against them shall never be repealed while Englishmen have hearts and hands"--and waved your own and touched your sword; and when they cried "No Popery
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The memo proposed the amendment of the article 40 of decree law 15 of 1976 on the promulgation of the penal law.
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We can use the penal law, the law on cybercrimes, the press law and the law on protecting state documents, among other legislations, to sue anyone who attempts to target national unity through social media", he said.
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Muscat: Observations on the Omani Penal Law referred by Royal Order of His Majesty the Sultan were reviewed by the Majlis Al Shura yeterday.
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