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  Civil code - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first civil code promulgated in America was that of Louisiana of 1804, inspired by the 1800 project of the French civil code, known as the Projet de l'an VIII (project of the 8th year); nevertheless, in 1808 a Digeste de la loi civile was sanctioned.
Chile promulgated its civil code in 1855, an original work in confront with the French code both for the scheme and for the contents (similar to the Castillan law in force in that territory) that was written by Andrés Bello (begun in 1833).
Paraguay adopted the Argentine code in 1876, and in 1877 Guatemala adopted the Peruvian code of 1852.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_code   (1325 words)

  
 Lexinfosys - Bremen
Rules of the Code obligatory for the parties to a contract on the bases, consequences, and procedure for rescission of contracts of individual types shall be applied also to contracts that continue to be in effect after the putting of the Code into effect regardless of the date of their making.
Registration of acts of civil status shall be done by the agencies of registration of acts of civil status by entry of the respective records in the books of registration of acts of civil status (the books of acts) and issuance to citizens of certificates on the basis of these records.
The annulment and reinstatement of records of acts of civil status shall be done by the agency of registration of acts of civil status on the basis of a decision of a court.
www.cis-legal-reform.org /civil-code/armenia/civ-arm-eng.htm   (17102 words)

  
 Civil Code of Quebec: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A civil law notary should not be confused with a notary public in the united states, which has none of the legal powers which civil law notaries possess....
The original napoleonic code, or code napoléon (originally called the code civil des francais, or civil code of the french), was the french civil code,...
A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing homosexual couples access to the...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ci/civil_code_of_quebec.htm   (2484 words)

  
 LLRX.com - The Federal Civil Code of Mexico
To transform the Civil Code, in which the individualist criterion predominates, into a private social code, it is indispensable to substantially change it, repealing everything which exclusively favors the particular interest to the prejudice of the people and introducing new provisions to be harmonized with the concept of solidarity.
Civil law -whose essence is found in the civil code, as seen earlier- is eminently a body of principles and rules that govern the relations between and among individuals.
To buttress this argument, it is being argued that the Civil Code of 1928 was and is primarily a "local" code for the Federal District.
www.llrx.com /features/mexcc.htm   (6047 words)

  
 PAT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Again, Civil Code section 2848, which provides for the subrogation of a surety to the remedies which the creditor has against the principal, was held not an exclusive measure of the surety's rights, and the common law rule permitting subrogation to the equities of the principal under certain circumstances still obtained.
It is clear that the Civil Code did not, as its detractors and opponents prophesied, utterly destroy the foundations of the common law; nor, on the other hand, did it fulfill its warmest admirers' hopes of reducing the law to such simple and concise terms that he who ran could read.
The Civil Code was silent with regard to underground water rights, and thereby left the way open for the growth of a large body of new doctrine in that field; while the early growth of the law of labor relations was also mainly in the judicial forum.
www.sandiego.edu /lrc/civil_code.html   (14824 words)

  
 The Civil Code: an Overview
Among the most controversial subjects of the Civil Code to modern commentators, have been those concerning family law and the treatment of women.  The Code reflected the customary and canon laws in force during the ancien régime.  The family was enthroned as the basic unit of society and its integrity had to be preserved.
Conservative Catholics opposed divorce (as well as, civil marriages and the civil registration of births and deaths—all of which were retained under the Civil Code) in any form, and after the Restoration divorce was banned in France until almost the end of the century.
The Code, conservative and moderate in France, was often revolutionary in the lands that received it.  It spread the ideals of the French Revolution to the annexed and satellite territories.  The Civil Code was introduced into Italy in 1806.
www.napoleon-series.org /research/government/code/c_code2.html   (1850 words)

  
 The Civil Code Index
The Civil Code represents a typically Napoleonic mix of liberalism and conservatism, although most of the basic revolutionary gains - equality before the law, freedom of religion and the abolition of feudalism - were consolidated within its laws.
The Civil Code was followed by a Code of Civil Procedure in 1806, a Commercial Code in 1807, a Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure in 1808 and a Penal Code in 1810.
The Code Napoleon, renamed the Civil Code, was retained in its majority after the restoration of the Bourbons in 1815.
www.napoleon-series.org /research/government/c_code.html   (1655 words)

  
 Uniform Civil Code for India: Debate
The visionaries of the constitution did not specify a deadline for a secular civil code, because each community would need to take their own paths to this code, taking into account all the different jurisprudences that are prevalent in the country.
Goa, she points out, has some good elements in the civil code (no triple talaq, no polygamy), but exceptions are reprehensible (bigamy permitted if first wife has no male issue, matrimonial property managed by daughter's husband).
As for the United States, Muslims there follow the same code, but even in their code, Quakers can marry as many wives as they want, and this is permitted because it was a special group in the US and they needed a special law.
www.cse.iitk.ac.in /~amit/other/debate0503.html   (2173 words)

  
 Civil Code Institutions Seminar, Syllabus
Finally, the Civil Code supplement is the entire Puerto Rico Civil Code.
I have chosen it, because the commercially available versions of the French and Spanish Civil Codes in English are extremely expensive, and the Puerto Rico code, which is available on-line, is a useful and inexpensive alternative.
During this act, in the presence of the notary and witnesses (generally five, but the French code requires only two and the Mexican code only three), the testator must state that the document is his last will and testament, the notary prepares the document describing the appearance of the sealed container.
nersp.nerdc.ufl.edu /~malavet/seminar/ccmain.htm   (2605 words)

  
 THE CIVIL CODE OF MONGOLIA
The present Civil Code shall determine the legal status of participants in the civil turnover and regulate the property relations and personal non-property relations connected thereto on the basis of equality as well as of the autonomy of will and property of the participants therein.
The civil law capacity of citizens shall arises at the moment of his/her birth and terminates upon his/her death.
The civil rights and duties set forth in this Code shall be exercised by the State through its high governing organs or by the aimaks, the capital city, soums and duuregs through their Hurals of representatives of citizens.
www.indiana.edu /~mongsoc/mong/civilcode.htm   (19724 words)

  
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The Seimas (Parliament) of Lithunia adopted a New Civil Code of Lithuania on July 18, 2000.
Unlike in Latvia, the Civil Law in the period of 1918 – 1940 was not codified in Lithuania.
The main foreign sources, which were used in the preparation of the New Civil Code, were the Civil Code of the Netherlands and Civil Code of Quebec.
www.konverents.ee /tsiviilseadustik/index_eng.php?page=2,79   (895 words)

  
 History Magazine - The Code Napoleon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Further, Napoleon rested the existence of the Code on his own authority, beginning the document with the words “the laws are executory throughout the whole French territory, by virtue of the promulgation thereof made by the first consul” and concluding with the signature “Bonaparte, First Consul”.
The Code stated in no uncertain terms that the wife owed her husband obedience, and wives were forbidden from selling, giving, mortgaging or buying property.
In the Netherlands, the Code survived unaltered until 1838, whereas in Prussia the Code was gradually reintroduced.
www.history-magazine.com /codenap.html   (1454 words)

  
 Civil rights - Wex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Examples of civil rights are freedom of speech, press, assembly, the right to vote, freedom from involuntary servitude, and the right to equality in public places.
Discrimination occurs when the civil rights of an individual are denied or interfered with because of their membership in a particular group or class.
In 1868 the 14th Amendment was passed to counter the "fl codes" and ensure that no state "shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of the citizens of the United States.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/civil_rights.html   (807 words)

  
 Québec's Civil Code   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It therefore happens that the great body of the laws exist only in the language which is not the mother tongue of the inhabitants of British origin, while other portions are not to be found in the mother tongue of those of French origin.
The first Civil Code was approved in 1866 and was greatly inspired by the contents of the codification that occurred in France and which had become known by the name of the French Emperor that had requested it, the Code Napoléon.
He is also liable, in certain cases, to reparation for injury caused by the act or fault of another person or by the act of things in his custody.
www.duhaime.org /misc/ca-ccode.aspx   (681 words)

  
 California Civil Code Section 47
Civil Code section 47 establishes a potent privilege for oral and written communications as well as activity made in any official proceeding.
In amending Section 47 of the Civil Code by this act, it is the intent of the Legislature to abrogate the decision in Shahvar v.
It is not the intent of the Legislature to limit in any manner the application of subdivision (b) or (d) of Section 47 of the Civil Code.
www.casp.net /cal47.html   (1275 words)

  
 Code of Civil Procedure
The provisions of this Code must be interpreted the one by the other, and, so far as possible, in such a way as to facilitate rather than to delay or to end prematurely the normal advancement of cases.
Subject to the rules of procedure and the time limits prescribed by this Code, the parties to a proceeding have control of their case and must refrain from acting with the intent of causing prejudice to another person or behaving in an excessive or unreasonable manner, contrary to the requirements of good faith.
Where all or some of the directors of an association within the meaning of the Civil Code of Québec are party to legal proceedings in their capacity as directors, they may do so under their own name or under the name which the association has given itself or the name by which it is known.
www.canlii.org /qc/laws/sta/c-25/20040323/whole.html   (11665 words)

  
 Uniform civil code
One twist in current state of democracy in India is that Consitution dictates uniform civil code must be implemented.
So implementing Uniform Civil code is just a one step to bridging the divide between the different religions that exist in the mind of people of India.
the state therefore cannot be permitted to adopt a uniform civil code claiming it to be the much needed religion of today's "modern times", for that would be going against the very intent of the Constitution.
vsbabu.org /mt/archives/2003/06/16/uniform_civil_code.html   (2012 words)

  
 Russian Civil Code
The new Civil Code (first and second parts) became law in 1995.
The Civil Code defines a legal entity as an organization that owns, exercises jurisdiction over or manages property and is liable for that property.
Under the Civil Code, foreign legal entities and individuals and their Russian counterparts are to receive equal treatment under Russian legislation, unless other-wise provided by federal law.
www.russianembassy.org /RUSSIA/civil_code.htm   (1130 words)

  
 Civil Code 1363
Civil Code 1363 Management Authority; Parliamentary Procedure; Notice of Meetings; Records; Member Discipline
Code, except that an unincorporated association may not adopt or use a corporate seal or issue membership certificates in accordance with
Civil Procedure and the powers granted to the association in this title.
www.davis-stirling.com /ds/laws/1363.htm   (528 words)

  
 Find California Code   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes.
All California Codes have been updated to include the 2005 Statutes.
To display the Table of Contents for a code, select a code and click on Search.
www.leginfo.ca.gov /calaw.html   (56 words)

  
 German Civil Code - Excerpts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is sufficient, however, for compliance with the form, unless a contrary intention is to be presumed, if it is by telegraphic transmission and, in the case of a contract, by exchange of letters; if such a form is selected, authentication in accordance with § 126 may be subsequently demanded.
The delivery is made in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure.
(1) The principal may declare the written power of attorney invalid by public notice; the declaration of invalidity must be published according to the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure applicable to public service of a citation.
www.hull.ac.uk /php/lastcb/bgbengl.htm   (8903 words)

  
 CIVIL CODE
Chapter VII - Of the Rectification of Records of Civil Status (99 to 101)
OF CIVIL COVENANTS OF SOLIDARITY AND OF CONCUBINAGE (515-1 to 515-8)
Chapter I - Of Civil Covenants of Solidarity (515-1 to 515-7)
lexinter.net /ENGLISH/civil_code.htm   (3174 words)

  
 Civil Code
The Civil Code of Québec is a general law that contains all of the basic provisions that govern life in society, namely the relationships among citizens and the relationships between people and property.
It governs all civil rights, such as leasing items or property, sales contracts, etc. It also deals with family law, as in the case of matrimonial regimes.
A Short History of the Civil Code Reform
www.justice.gouv.qc.ca /english/sujets/glossaire/code-civil-a.htm   (85 words)

  
 The Civil Code of the Russian Federation
Arising of the Civil Rights and Duties, Exercising and Protectionof the Civil Rights
Participation of the Russian Federation, of the Subjects of theRussian Federation and of the Municipal Entities in the Relationships, Regulated by the Civil Legislation
The Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation
www.russian-civil-code.com   (276 words)

  
 FindLaw: State Resources: Louisiana
FindLaw > State Resources > Louisiana > Civil Code
CC 96: Civil effects of absolutely null marriage; putative marriage
CC 97: Civil effects of relatively null marriage
www.findlaw.com /11stategov/la/civilcode.html   (2661 words)

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