Definition of Penal code:
A series of statutes passed by the Irish Parliament of 1695–1727 and annulled 1778–1829, which penalized the practice of Roman Catholicism in Ireland and imposed various civil and legal disabilities on Roman Catholics.
Compilation of definitions and categorization of offenses and applicable laws and punishments.
The set of criminal laws of a particular country, society, etc.
Meaning of Penal code & Penal code Definition