Japan was the first country to begin modernising its legal system along western lines, by importing parts of the French, but mostly the German Civil Code. This partly reflected Germany’s status as a rising power in the late 19th century. Similarly, traditional Chinese Law News gave way to westernisation towards the final years of the Qing Dynasty in the form of six private law codes based mainly on the Japanese model of German law.
- Consumer law could include anything from regulations on unfair contractual terms and clauses to directives on airline baggage insurance.
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- Public law concerns government and society, including constitutional law, administrative law, and criminal law.
- Law also raises important and complex issues concerning equality, fairness, and justice.
- John Locke, in his Two Treatises of Government, and