Definition of Napoleonic law:
French law is largely based on common sense rather than theory or legal principles. It consists of five main codes: (1) KUH Civil, (2) KOHAP, (3) KUHP, (4) KOHP and (5) UHD. Derived from Roman law, it was founded by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) in 1804 and is characterized by religious tolerance and its independence from the state. Also known as the Napoleonic Code.
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