Civil law

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Civil law may refer to:

  • Civil law (common law), a branch of law which consists of non-criminal law. It is concerned with the rights and duties of persons i.e. Individuals and corporations.
  • Civil law (legal system) (or Continental law), any of the various systems or codes of law which are derived from Roman law historically
    • Civil law (area), a branch of Continental law which is the general part of private law
  • Municipal law, the domestic law of a state

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