Definition - What does Civil Code mean?
The overall collection of laws in a systematic way, which covers the areas of business and negligence-type cases, are contained within the civil code.
The term is used to refer to the entire set and structure of civil laws on the books in any jurisdiction. This code includes specific regulations related to the procedure that is followed.
Justipedia explains Civil Code
Every country has civil codes and they are said to be the oldest kind of law in the world. Most jurisdictions within the United States will follow the procedure that was set out on a state level, which was drafted based on federal guidelines.
Civil law cases are considered in the context of civil codes.