- the act, process, or result of stating the rules and principles applicable in a given legal order to one or more broad areas of life in this form of a code.
- the reducing of unwritten customs or case law to statutory form.
OTHER WORDS FROM codificationre·cod·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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Or of the Shulchan Aruch, the authoritative codification of that law, which was authored under Ottoman rule.
The nullification craziness, mostly talk during the first Obama term, is inching toward codification.
Hagel also acceded to the 2006 codification of an executive order imposing sanctions on others tied to Iran's nuclear program.
Codification, in short, means centralisation in one department.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
Closely connected with the reform of the currency and the codification of the commercial law was the reform of the banking laws.
There was no intellectual power, as distinguished from intellectual energy, behind this codification.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
It consists of a codification of the Latin diagnoses of all the genera of Flowering Plants.
In all these cases the codification partook, to some extent, of the character of a compact between the king and the Church.The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm