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A criminal code (or penal code) is a document which compiles all, or a significant amount of, a particular jurisdiction's criminal law. [1]

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American Law Institute

The American Law Institute (ALI) was established in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of United States common law and its adaptation to changing social needs.

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Article 301 (Turkish Penal Code)

Article 301 is an article of the Turkish Penal Code making it illegal to insult Turkey, the Turkish nation, or Turkish government institutions.

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Article 312 (Turkish Penal Code)

Article 312 was a controversial article of the Turkish Penal Code relating to inciting racial or religious hatred encouraging people to disobey the law.

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British Virgin Islands Criminal Code

The British Virgin Islands Criminal Code (No 1 of 1997) is a statute of the British Virgin Islands which consolidates almost all of the indictable offences under the Territory's criminal law.

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Chilling effect

In a legal context, a chilling effect is the inhibition or discouragement of the legitimate exercise of natural and legal rights by the threat of legal sanction.

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Civil code

A civil code is a systematic collection of laws designed to deal with the core areas of private law such as for dealing with business and negligence lawsuits and practices.

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Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

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Code of Criminal Procedure (India)

The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is the main legislation on procedure for administration of substantive criminal law in India.

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Codification (law)

In law, codification is the process of collecting and restating the law of a jurisdiction in certain areas, usually by subject, forming a legal code, i.e. a codex (book) of law.

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Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

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Common law offence

Common law offences are crimes under English criminal law and the related criminal law of other Commonwealth countries.

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Crime

In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.

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Crimes Act 1961

The Crimes Act 1961 is an Act of the Parliament of New Zealand that forms a leading part of the criminal law in New Zealand.

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Criminal Code (Canada)

The Criminal Code (Code criminelThe citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by the French text of of this Act.) is a law that codifies most criminal offences and procedures in Canada.

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Criminal Code of Belarus

The Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus contains the fundamental laws to announce what is considered illegal to perform inside Belarus.

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Criminal Code of Finland

The Criminal Code of Finland (rikoslaki, strafflag) is the codification of the central legal source concerning criminal law in Finland.

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Criminal Code of Russia

The Russian Criminal Code (Уголовный кодекс Российской Федерации, frequently abbreviated УК РФ) is the prime source of the Law of the Russian Federation concerning criminal offences.

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Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

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Criminal law of Australia

The criminal law of Australia is the body of law made, recognised and applied in Australia that relates to crime.

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Danish Penal Code

The Danish Penal Code, also known as The Danish Criminal Code (Straffeloven),Retsinformation.dk: is the codification of and the foundation of criminal law in Denmark.

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England and Wales

England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.

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English Criminal Code

The jurisdiction of England and Wales does not have a Criminal Code though such an instrument has been often recommended and attempted.

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Ex post facto law

An ex post facto law (corrupted from) is a law that retroactively changes the legal consequences (or status) of actions that were committed, or relationships that existed, before the enactment of the law.

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French Penal Code of 1791

The French Penal Code of 1791 was a penal code adopted during the French Revolution by the Constituent Assembly, between 25 September and 6 October 1791.

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General Penal Code (Iceland)

General Penal Code governs the criminal law in Iceland.

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Indian Penal Code

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the main criminal code of India.

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Iraqi Penal Code

The Iraqi Penal Code is the statutory law of Iraq.

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Judgment (law)

In law, a judgment is a decision of a court regarding the rights and liabilities of parties in a legal action or proceeding.

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Judicial system of Iran

A nationwide judicial system in Iran was first implemented and established by Abdolhossein Teymourtash under Reza Shah, with further changes during the second Pahlavi era.

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Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.

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Law Commission (England and Wales)

In England and Wales the Law Commission (Comisiwm y Gyfraith) is an independent body set up by Parliament by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to keep the law of England and Wales under review and to recommend reforms.

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Law of Ukraine

The legal system of Ukraine is based on the framework of civil law, and belongs to the Romano-Germanic legal tradition.

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Legislation

Legislation (or "statutory law") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.

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List of U.S. state statutory codes

This is an incomplete list of statutory codes from the U.S. States.

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Model Penal Code

The Model Penal Code (MPC) is a text designed to stimulate and assist U.S. state legislatures to update and standardize the penal law of the United States of America.

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National Code of Nepal

The National Code (मुलुकी ऐन; Muluki Ain, literally: Nation's Code) is a single comprehensive code that includes criminal and civil code along with the code of procedures of Nepal. The National Code is scheduled to be replaced by the Muluki Criminal Code and Code of Procedures and the Muluki Civil Code and Code of Procedures on 20 August 2018.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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Pakistan Penal Code

The Pakistan Penal Code usually called PPC (Majmū'ah-yi ta'zīrāt-i Pākistān) is a penal code for all offences charged in Pakistan.

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Penal Code (Malaysia)

The Penal Code (Kanun Keseksaan) is a law that codifies most criminal offences and procedures in Malaysia.

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Penal Code (Singapore)

The Penal Code of Singapore sets out general principles of the criminal law of Singapore, as well as the elements and penalties of common criminal offences such as homicide, theft and cheating.

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Penal Code of Brazil

The current Penal Code of Brazil (Código Penal brasileiro) was promulgated in 1940, during the Estado Novo regime in the Vargas Era, and is in effect since January 1, 1942.

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Penal Code of Japan

The Penal Code (刑法 Keihō) of Japan was passed in 1907 as Law No.

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Penal Code of Macau

The current Penal Code of Macau (Código Penal de Macau) was promulgated in 1995, by Decree-Law no.

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Penal Code of Portugal

The current Penal Code of Portugal (Código Penal Português) was promulgated in 1982 and came into force in 1 January 1983 after the adoption of the Portuguese Constitution of 1976.

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Penal Code of Romania

The Penal Code of Romania (Codul penal al României) is a document providing the legal basis regarding criminal law in Romania.

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Penal Code of Sri Lanka

Penal Code (Ordinance No. 2 of 1883) enacts the Criminal and Penal law of Sri Lanka.

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Polish Penal Code

Kodeks Karny is Poland's criminal-law code.

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Precedent

In common law legal systems, a precedent, or authority, is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.

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Revised Penal Code of the Philippines

The Revised Penal Code contains the general penal laws of the Philippines.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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Strafgesetzbuch

Strafgesetzbuch, abbreviated to StGB, is the German penal code.

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Swiss Criminal Code

The Swiss Criminal Code (SR 311, Strafgesetzbuch (StGB), Code pénal suisse (CP), Codice penale svizzero (CP), Cudesch penal svizzer) is the criminal code in Swiss law.

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Syrian Penal Code

The Syrian Penal Code is the current statutory criminal code of Syria.

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Title 18 of the United States Code

Title 18 of the United States Code is the main criminal code of the federal government of the United States.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_code

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