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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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The UK's constitution is infamously "uncodified" -- that is to say, it is contained in a variety of different areas of legislation, case law, precedent and convention, rather than being clearly written in a single document.
The plans being mooted in No 10 for Boris Johnson to ignore a vote of no confidence, or even to shut down Parliament altogether, highlight that our uncodified constitution cannot be relied on.
Part of the problem is that Britain's constitution, once touted as a global model, is uncodified and vague.
Under Britain's uncodified Constitution, a prime minister has to command the support of the House of Commons to assume the role.
([paragraph]) ([paragraph]) Virginia's legislature enacted an uncodified act (SB1323/HB1467) Acts 2017, mL.
Defining and certifying adat territories that are fixed on maps and privately owned under the Dayak Misik scheme may empower the Murung in Tumbang Batubara and may serve as a tool for securing and legitimizing uncodified claims and control over that territory in the future.
In the background, Nilanjan Bhattacharya's two-channel video projection Quiet Flows the Stream presented two medical practitioners discussing the rapid extinction of botanical plants and uncodified knowledge, evoking the labyrinthine nature of traditional medicine in India.
The Nobel Laureate insisted that there was no short cut to democracy, as the history of law, even where uncodified, was as old as humanity, saying that numerous rulers had tried again and again to annul that institution, while sometimes, they appeared to succeed, but that in the end, they paid heavy for it.
Ever since, R2P has been stigmatized as a prerogative of power -- an uncodified right to intervene that is invoked selectively, rather than a collective duty.
It is not so much a repetition of the original as it is a tightening of an idea of the original, a more forceful or even military restatement that the original principles are organic and universal and resist any 'political' limitation--hence the anti-republican defence of the uncodified constitution that was the moral glue for the new expanded state throughout the eighteenth century.
Ability in handling these uncodified structural procedures enables the creative performer to create and recreate pieces in appropriate contexts' (Nketia 1973: 99-100).
Organizational practices, both codified and uncodified, govern employee practices in structured ways that would have been quite unusual in the industry several decades ago.