Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of reducing to a code or system; especially, in law, the reducing of unwritten or case law to statutory form.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of codifying or reducing laws to a code.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The process of precisely formulating a statement, as a code of laws.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
  • noun the act of codifying; arranging in a systematic order

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Examples

  • Admistrative Justice Act (PAJA), which he described as a codification of administrative law, made it clear that Earthlife had to exhaust "internal remedies" before approaching the court for

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • So then codification is simply mass implementation?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Wishful Linguistics

  • Laws are enacted by societies, and societies can enact laws based on very differing values, reflecting different “morals” and resulting in codification and sanctioned behaviors that would be illegal and immoral in other societies … or in other times.

    Immorality… or Honor? « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Laws are enacted by societies, and societies can enact laws based on very differing values, reflecting different “morals” and resulting in codification and sanctioned behaviors that would be illegal and immoral in other societies … or in other times.

    January « 2009 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • But I believe that we need to swing away from the notion that codification is the most important goal.

    My Vision of Canada

  • As representation, sound provides an opportunity for what Freire calls codification, which is a stage in the process of identifying or delineating the terms of a struggle.

    Foreign Policy In Focus

  • As representation, sound provides an opportunity for what Freire calls codification, which is a stage in the process of identifying or delineating the terms of a struggle.

    Foreign Policy In Focus

  • As representation, sound provides an opportunity for what Freire calls codification, which is a stage in the process of identifying or delineating the terms of a struggle.

    Foreign Policy In Focus

  • As representation, sound provides an opportunity for what Freire calls codification, which is a stage in the process of identifying or delineating the terms of a struggle.

    Foreign Policy In Focus

  • As representation, sound provides an opportunity for what Freire calls codification, which is a stage in the process of identifying or delineating the terms of a struggle.

    Foreign Policy In Focus

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