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II. The Civil Law System
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Volume II: The Legal Systems of the World/Their Comparison and Unification | Chapter 2 (1974): Structure and the Divisions of the Law

The Civil Law System: Completed in July 1969

David, René; Szladits, Charles; Weir, Tony; Tschchikvadze, Victor M.; Zivs, Samuel L.; Chehata, Chafik; Derrett, J. Duncan M.; Iyer, T.K. Krishnamurthy; Cotran, Eugene

Charles Szladits1

A. The Distinction Between Public Law and Private Law

i. Introduction

25. Divisions of…

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Charles Szladits, “II. The Civil Law System”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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