CLAT Legal-Aptitude Law: Nature and Classification Revision (Page 1 of 2)

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Classification of Law

Salmond says that law, apart from giving rules has the categories stated below which can be seen:

Imperative Law: Such rules which are enforced on people by some authority, e. g. by the state.

Physical or Scientific Law: Rules which… (237 more words) …

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Statute Law

  • Statute Law are the laws which are brought up by the House of Parliament. These laws or legislation can be primary one, meaning they start as a bill in the house of parliament and ends as a consent given by… (133 more words) …

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Private Law

This is usually called civil law and has various categories under it such as Law of Tort (responsibility taken by a person of another person without any contract and accepts if any breach is done), Family Law (related to marriages,… (56 more words) …

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Customs

Rules which need not be developed but exist of the basic conduct among people are customs. There are two main types of custom: general custom and local custom.

  1. Local Customs These are such laws which can be practiced or are… (109 more words) …

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Nature of Law

  • The word “law” is difficult to define. However, its common attributes are orderliness, universality and objectivity. The law only sees what behavior did you convey and not any reasons behind it as they are considered excuses. It has an element… (178 more words) …

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