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private law       294933395

Scope note
A branch of the law that deals with the relations between individuals or institutions, rather than relations between these and the State, including contracts, family law, property, and commercial transactions.

Broader terms
law

Narrower terms
commercial law
family law
land law
law of contract
law of inheritance
torts

Related terms
public law

Subject category
10.06 PRIVATE LAW

Indexing history
Also covers publications on civil law systems indexed before 2006.



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