Civil Law

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What is the Civil Law? What do you know about history of this brach of Law? Which Subgroups of Civil L:aw do you know?


Civil law (legal system)

Civil law or Continental law or Romano-Germanic law is the predominant system of law in the world.Untitled statement question

Civil law as a legal system is often compared with common law.Untitled statement question

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The civil law system is based on

The concept of codification developed especially during the 17th and 18th century, as an expression of both Natural Law and the ideas of the Enlightenment.

Sourses of Law

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Civil Law
The code of laws of Hammurapi
Criminal Law
Roman Law


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Four distinct groups

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French civil law
in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Portugal, Turkey, Japan, South Korea and the Republic of China (Taiwan)
German civil law
s a mixture of civil law and socialist law
Scandinavian civil law
in France, the Benelux countries, the Canadian Province of Quebec, Italy, Spain and former colonies of those countries
Chinese law
in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden