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Civil procedure, code of
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1. Basic principles and development

Codes of civil procedure are law codes (Law [statute]) that treat civil procedure comprehensively and normally with the preemptive force of a codification. They are the result of the differentiation of the legal order into distinct codes (see also civil codes) and presume two things: on the one hand, the separation of civil and criminal proceedings and, on the other hand, the separation of civil procedure as procedural law from the basis of its…

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Brauneder, Wilhelm, “Civil procedure, code of”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_030832>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907

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