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  • Faleye Olubusayo Kehinde Nigeria Law can simply be classified according to their purpose, area of regulation, origin and public or private nature. Moreover, classification focus mainly on the area of regulation or control provided by different branches of the law. Now, on Civil and Criminal.....Criminal law is made up of offences against the state such as violations of established legal rules about expected patterns of conduct in society, while civil law is the area of law regulating relationships between individuals and groups and providing for compensation where an individual's rights are infringed by others.
    2015-02-28 15:02:56

  • Karin Roots United States of America Okay so is it safe to say that Criminal law has a lot to deal with......crimes against, ones state..Such crimes are also ... outlined within the Penal code, an within a state's constitution. In which the procedural, rules an regulations classifies an defies them. For example in regards to the military, in which such rules of law, are outlined and defined by the UCMJ. Whereas, within the UCR' in regards to Businesses, ventures an thus transaction's an capital...of both domestic and international matters.Both civil and criminal assessments and damages are accessed. ..I guess.
    2015-02-23 15:02:29

  • Tebello Mapane South Africa There are many different types of law that can be categorised in a number of different ways. Laws can be classified according to their purpose, area of regulation, origin and public or private nature. Generally, classifications focus on the area of regulation or control provided by different branches of the law. Civil and criminal law Criminal law is made up of offences against the state. These offences represent violations of established legal rules about expected patterns of conduct in society. These violations are prosecuted in the courts and are subject to sanction when a person is convicted. Criminal law involves offences such as murder, kidnapping, conspiracy, armed robbery and tax evasion. However, criminal law can be further categorised into the two main types of offence: indictable offences and summary offences. An indictable offence is a serious criminal offence such as rape, which is tried before a judge and jury in a superior court such as the County Court. A summary offence is a less serious offence such as speeding, which is tried without a jury before a magistrate in the Magistrates' Court. Civil law is the area of law regulating relationships between individuals and groups and providing for compensation where an individual's rights are infringed by others. The purpose of the civil law is to obtain a remedy for a party who claims to have had their rights infringed and who has subsequently suffered loss or injury in some way. As a general rule, any legal dispute not involving a crime is classified as coming within the civil law. Civil law can be divided into many parts including: law of torts law of contract family law company law administrative law property law consumer law discrimination law It should be noted that not the entire area of each of the above is considered civil law. For example, certain criminal offences related to child abuse and domestic violence within the broad area of 'family law' are clearly criminal law matters.
    2015-02-23 15:02:48

  • Prince Simbwa South Africa Civil law can be divided into many parts including: law of torts law of contract family law company law administrative law property law consumer law discrimination law how can each one of the above be applied and when?
    2015-02-21 12:02:59

  • Prince Simbwa South Africa The definition of both Civil and criminal law is as follows Criminal law is made up of offenses against the state. These offenses represent violations of established legal rules about expected patterns of conduct in society. These violations are prosecuted in the courts and are subject to sanction when a person is convicted. Criminal law involves offences such as murder, kidnapping, conspiracy, armed robbery and tax evasion. However, criminal law can be further categorised into the two main types of offence: indictable offences and summary offences. An indictable offence is a serious criminal offence such as rape, which is tried before a judge and jury in a superior court such as the County Court. A summary offence is a less serious offence such as speeding, which is tried without a jury before a magistrate in the Magistrates' Court. Civil law is the area of law regulating relationships between individuals and groups and providing for compensation where an individual's rights are infringed by others. The purpose of the civil law is to obtain a remedy for a party who claims to have had their rights infringed and who has subsequently suffered loss or injury in some way. As a general rule, any legal dispute not involving a crime is classified as coming within the civil law. Civil law can be divided into many parts including:
    2015-02-21 12:02:57

  • Hassan Raza Pakistan How classification of civil as well as criminal law works in case of International Law?
    2015-02-16 06:02:22

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa indictable offences can fit within international law and abuse of human rights
      2015-02-21 12:02:37
  • Hassan Raza Pakistan Law creates rights and liabilities, liability can be civil as well as criminal depending on the nature of the case. The offenses against state are regulated by criminal laws while the interactions among individuals and groups are the subject of civil laws. There can be various special and local laws as well.
    2015-02-16 06:02:52

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa The nature of the case determines which one to take the course
      2015-02-21 12:02:01
  • Ella Rose Mejia Malaysia What offences under the family law can be considered non criminal or classified as civil law?
    2015-02-11 12:02:11

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa sex abuse without harm
      2015-02-21 12:02:46
  • Amro Selim Egypt Currently there is a crisis in the Arab world about terrorism laws Some advocated that others provide military courts to refuse on the grounds that they are civilians and should not be treated that way.
    2015-02-01 21:02:47

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa terrorism is classified as crime against humanity and are tried by ICC but some countries are not signatories to the ICC
      2015-02-21 12:02:53
  • Primrose Chase Bahamas Classification of the law which is criminal and civil law are explained and demonstrated. The court system can only provide the services according to the nature of the case. Good explaination and I fully understand the differences and what each category of the case is heard.
    2015-01-28 01:01:58

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa Criminal deals with the state and civil with groups or individuals
      2015-02-21 12:02:53
  • Katie Newton United Kingdom criminalists are those who effectively break the law and usually end up standing in front of a judge and jury. t6o be effective there has to be enough evidence to prosecute and the evidence has to be that of a substational weight. therefore the judge and jury can decide wether to prosecute or not.
    2015-01-27 10:01:17

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa Criminal law is made up of offences against the state. These offences represent violations of established legal rules about expected patterns of conduct in society. These violations are prosecuted in the courts and are subject to sanction when a person is convicted
      2015-02-21 12:02:14
    • Prince Simbwa South Africa There has to be proof beyond no reasonable doubts for the jury to convict the accused
      2015-02-21 12:02:12
  • IDRISS SALIM ABDULLAHI Nigeria Criminal cases are considered crimes against society and usually end in jail or prison time,The distinct differences between criminal law and civil law are in the type of action against the defendant and the type of remedy sought. A civil case involves individuals in a dispute and generally ends in monetary reward.
    2015-01-26 14:01:05

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa In civil normally remedies are rewarded which is rare in the case to criminal
      2015-02-21 12:02:34
  • Simeon A.Oyekanmi Nigeria Civil and criminal law make the society to work perfectly
    2015-01-19 21:01:27

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa the two are cases but with different directions and conclusion
      2015-02-21 12:02:37
  • ×omer Abokhssan Russian Federation Criminal law is made up of offences against the state. These offences represent violations of established legal rules about expected patterns of conduct in society Civil law is the area of law regulating relationships between individuals and groups and providing for compensation where an individual's rights are infringed by others
    2015-01-18 00:01:25

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa The state has to use its machinery in criminal cases especially in uganda but in civil both sides hire private lawyers
      2015-02-21 12:02:07
  • Eregu Stephen Uganda Why is it that criminal offenders are subjected to sanction and civil offenders are not.
    2015-01-15 11:01:19

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa because of the nature of their criminal cases
      2015-02-21 12:02:01
    • Bernice Fields United States of America My guess is because the criminal offenders at subjected to sanction because their offence is against the state.
      2015-01-17 17:01:36
  • Eregu Stephen Uganda Civil law deals with offences which is committed without any damage in nature,e.g land disputes .etc. However, if such a dispute turns violent and some damage occurred, the case changed from civil offence to criminal offence. Whereas criminal offences deals with cases which is violated against the established legal rules.
    2015-01-15 11:01:09

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa a criminal causes damage whereas in civil it is not the case
      2015-02-21 12:02:14
  • Teburenga Ietera Kiribati Civil Law deals with the disputes between the two organization, parties in which it involved the compensation to the Victim while the Criminal law deals with crimes and legal punishments of criminal offences
    2015-01-14 02:01:52

  • Ahmad S Sackor Malaysia Two major types of law civil and criminal
    2015-01-12 05:01:29

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa its true
      2015-02-21 12:02:33
    • Abhijith K Ashok India WHAT ABOUT CIVIL LAW?
      2015-02-03 15:02:56
    • Abhijith K Ashok India PLS EXPLAIN ABOUT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAW ?
      2015-02-03 15:02:45
    • Ahmad S Sackor Malaysia Is fraud against state a criminal offence
      2015-01-12 05:01:30
  • Abdikarim Mohamed Nor Somalia how the administrative law can be one of the civil law?
    2015-01-08 09:01:21

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa Civil law is the area of law regulating relationships between individuals and groups and providing for compensation where an individual's rights are infringed by others. The purpose of the civil law is to obtain a remedy for a party who claims to have had their rights infringed and who has subsequently suffered loss or injury in some way. As a general rule, any legal dispute not involving a crime is classified as coming within the civil law. Civil law can be divided into many parts including: Fraud is criminal
      2015-02-21 12:02:12
  • Abdikarim Mohamed Nor Somalia the classification of law there are types in law such as: * private law and also called (civil law, family law, law of contract, law of torts) * public law and also called ( criminal law, international law constitutional law) criminal litigation starting with the prosecutor while the civil starts with the party of claimant with other party. criminal is the offenses such as murder robbery theft and kidnapping, the criminal main category are two indictable offences and summary offenses.
    2015-01-08 09:01:56

    • Prince Simbwa South Africa in civil there are must be two parties the plaintiff and defendant and in criminal there is the state and accussed
      2015-02-21 12:02:19
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