written law

noun

  • Common law systems
  • Civil law

Definitions of written law

  • the system of rules within a particular country, area or community, recognized as binding and enforced by an authority, that has been collected and arranged using some system, often by subject, and written in a book of such rules, a code; a statute

    The country does not have any written law that deals with the issue.

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