What does BODY OF LAWS mean?

BODY OF LAWS meaning in Law Dictionary

n organized and organized number of guidelines of jurisprudence; since, specifically, the human body associated with the civil law, or corpus juris civilis.

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Cheke took a fairly active share in public life; he sat, as member for Bletchingley, for the parliaments of 1547 and 1 55 2-1 553; he was made provost of King's College, Cambridge (April 1, 1548), was one of the commissioners for visiting that university as well as Oxford and Eton, and was appointed with seven divines to draw up a body of laws for the governance of the church.

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