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uncodified

(ʌnˈkəʊdɪfaɪd)
adj
(Law) (of laws or regulations) not codified; not systematized or reduced to a code
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This marks a phase in Pakistan's constitutional evolution analogous to the 'glorious revolution' period in British constitutional history, whereby the raging battle to establish absolutism and divine right to the rule of James II was permanently settled in favour of rule of law, institutional independence, and unique power equilibrium in the form of an uncodified constitutional monarchy.
While there are written federal and state constitutions and codified laws, there is strong reliance on uncodified conventions, practices and precedents.
Thus the need for some form of social-organizational practice, codified or uncodified, that allows a general understanding of such property and markets to exist and be utilized.
The formation and enforceability of contracts is governed by and relies upon uncodified Shari'ah principles.
But the law of interpretation is largely unwritten and largely uncodified.
151) And as Mark Greenberg and Harry Litman have shown, in contrast with his approach to statutes, Justice Scalia gave greater effect to the founding generation's uncodified expectations about the ways an open-ended constitutional text was to apply.
tacit assumptions of culinary superiority, Paz ignores the more expected, academic, economic argument, and once again focuses on a practice that is not usually perceived as high culture--the largely uncodified and hence under-symbolized everyday work of cooking, as practiced by ordinary people.
Miller observes with concern that one of the consequences of New Zealand's uncodified constitution is that shared civic values which maintain this small democracy are not easily conveyed to new generations or new citizens.
Du Plessis sets the stage for De Wet by showing how South African contract law had been initially received from uncodified Roman--Dutch law.
This may be obvious in the United Kingdom, where the constitution, by virtue of its uncodified character, may be especially subject to contestation.
Nevertheless, so-called uncodified justifications (i.
Formal institutions include mandated organisations, whereas informal institutions comprise uncodified norms.