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  • adj. Not codified, not part of the code of law, not stated as part of a systematic statement of principles.


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  • The verdict depended on when crimes against humanity became part of the uncodified realm of customary international law, thus prohibiting such egregious conduct by all nations and their leaders.

    Cambodia's Precedent for Humanity

  • Besides, many of Europe's written constitutions are in fact modeled on the uncodified British version.

    The Spoils

  • Ripa wrote the first version of his manual in the late 16th century, but the idea of coupling a time-measuring device to a parrot to signify the well-regulated art of Eloquence may have already been 'in the air,' in uncodified form, in the 15th century.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • • Differences might flow from the form and character of the constitution for example, codified as opposed to uncodified constitutions.

    How lawyers think : Law is Cool

  • Previously I had always maintained the opinion that a modern written constitution, devised to replace the uncodified one under which the United Kingdom currently operates, was a particularly un-British idea on several levels, not least of which was the risk that writing one would inevitably descend to politically correct platidunising see the proposed new European Constitution for evidence of that.

    A Constitution for the United Kingdom?

  • But the problem is though Ewan that as usual with this country and its uncodified constitution this has been allowed to happen by stealth.

    Seven unelected cabinet ministers

  • However, the problem is that because of our uncodified constitution and the top down nature of our system, any change has to be agreed to by a majority of MPs.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • An experimental chemist or physicist has an uncodified ability to interpret instruments, evaluate complex devices, or recognize unexpected results that is the result of experience and training and cannot be reduced to a recipe or algorithm.

    Tacit knowledge

  • Priorities are to address the difficulties of conservation on uncodified customary land, to develop successful and mutually beneficial partnerships with local communities, to address the threat of alien invasive species, and to promote the establishment of healthy and secure protected areas.

    Biological diversity in the East Melanesian Islands

  • We have an uncodified not an unwritten constitution which used to be the envy of the world before it was destroyed by successive ‘progressives’ who saw it as a barrier to their grand schemes to mould society.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...


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