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penal code

noun as in Napoleonic code

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That is until the San Diego district attorney used an obscure penal code in 2014 to jail Harvey.

This sum, outlined in the penal code, is double for a male than it is for a female.

And in just one night, we committed at least two offenses under his newly implemented penal code.

Who then could be tried as a war criminal under the 1871 penal code?

The new draft Islamic Penal Code criminalises same-sex relations between consenting adults.

This provision is, however, absent from the Penal Code Iran approved in 2012, though apparently not yet signed into law.

A large number of people are completely ignorant of our penal code in these relationships.

In the sessions of 1869 and 1870 it established a supreme tribunal of commerce, sitting in Leipzig, and passed a new penal code.

Year after year, men talked of the severity of the penal code, and struggled against it in vain.

Such a sanguinary penal code of laws as our's would really disgrace a nation of savages!

However, the penal code appeared to him an absurd production devoid of principles.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to penal code, such as: civil code, and code napoleon.

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