legal code

  1. a code of laws adopted by a state or nation
    a code of laws
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  • His major achievement was a comprehensive and unusually liberal legal code.
  • Society was controlled by a draconian legal code, with five grades of punishment ranging from tattooing or branding the face, through cutting off the nose, amputating the feet, castration or (for women) claustration, to death.
  • His experts produced the Usages of Barcelona, a legal code that stressed his regalian rights over justice, the peace, and the coinage. 3. Barcelona and Catalonia
  • They all rest on a shared legal code and limited liability underpinned by public law. Times, Sunday Times
  • Many social problems stem from lax enforcement of strict legal code.
  • This explains why patriarchal legal codes sometimes ostracize and punish the victim of rape as much as the rapist.
  • Portugal's holidays, its moral and legal codes, health and education systems have been greatly impacted by its Catholic heritage.
  • He curbed the tribal chiefs and imposed a secular legal code.
  • Despite a very elaborate legal code on the use of pesticides, introduced in 1973, the situation remains unchanged.
  • The Jordanian civil legal system has its foundations in the Code Napoléon, a French legal code.
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