Starting with law: An overview of the law
Starting with law: An overview of the law

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Starting with law: An overview of the law

2 Types of law

2.1 Classifications of law

We have seen that law covers a wide variety of matters and plays a significant role in society. We have learnt that our legal system is made up of both a criminal justice system and a civil justice system. These two systems exist to deal with two different types of laws that have different purposes and lead to very different consequences if they are broken. We will now examine the two main types of classification of law.

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