from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See code, process.


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  • This is the self-evident qualification of the French civil code on which the whole legal treatment of concurrence déloyale disloyal competition is based: “Any action by an individual which causes damage to another obliges the one by whose fault the damage has occurred to repair it.”

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  • Victor Amadeus III of Savoy; but the most important and best prepared work of codification was without doubt the "Codice Napoleone", which was published on 21 March, 1804, and which served as a model for the civil legislation of almost every country in Europe or in America, including the states into which Italy was divided; the present civil code of the kingdom is directly derived from it, and for this reason, the history of French law is of great importance for the interpretation of Italian law.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The BJP also built its political reputation on calls for the establishment of a single civil code for all Indians, which would require the abolition of Muslim Personal Law.

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  • One impediment recognized by the civil code (articles 148-150), but which the Council of Trent refused to make a canonical impediment, in spite of the solicitation of Charles IX's ambassadors, is that which results from the refusal of parents 'consent.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI


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