In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbcodified, codifying, codifies
- Gratian's great contribution was to codify canon law in 1141 by making it more systematic and logical.
- These provisions fully support the view that certain articles of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea codify customary law.
- The Old Testament contains codified moral laws, such as those we find summarised in the Ten Commandments.
- Social and business rules can be codified and instantiated within technology.
- When the statute became the first codified copyright law almost 300 years ago authors wanted to make sure their books were not sold under another person's name.
- American attorneys brought the code to the attention of Albanian lawyers to help Albania codify their new legislation after the collapse of communism.
- Even if English law were codified, it seems likely that courts would retain some power to develop defences to liability by creating new rules and extending old ones.
- Aristotle considered all aspects of legal discourse, attempting to codify the rules for making a persuasive legal argument.
- A material witness statute was enacted in 1984 in a bipartisanship effort to codify common law in this area.
- A new approach might try to impose some order, codifying the rules by which Britain is governed.
- In codifying the grammatical rules of Sanskrit as he did, Panini was instrumental in closing the language.
- Did this drift so impress his youthful sensibility that he codified it as a rule of grammar?
- The point is that when we codify the common law we seek to bring consistency.
- Unfortunately, due to its evolving nature, these rules aren't codified in one place, nor are they even agreed upon.
- This prompted a publisher to ask her to codify the rules for publication.
- This submission codifies case law and makes explicit the treatment of capital gains derived by a business.
- When I speak of just war criteria, I mean a specific and codified set of rules of conduct by which particular wars may be evaluated.
- In fact, proper legislation simply codified laws that were pre-existent.
- A promise to codify all criminal law into a single act is also being looked at by an expert group which has not yet reported back.
- He even wanted to codify the common law, overstating, like all good reformers, the possible objectives of reform.
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