Civil law

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Civil law may refer to:

  • Civil law (common law), the non-criminal branch of law in a common law legal system
  • Civil law (legal system), or continental law, a legal system originating in continental Europe and based on Roman law
    • Private law, the branch of law in a civil law legal system that governs relations among private individuals
  • Municipal law, the domestic law of a state, as opposed to international law

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