Civil law in continental law (civil law in broader sense) is a branch (body) of law which is the general part of private law.
The basis for civil law lies in a civil code. Before enacting of codes, civil law could not be distinguished from private law. After that some special areas of private law began to develop, such as commercial law (in 17th century) and labour law (in 19th century).
Civil law itself has the general part. It consists of capacity and status.
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