Definition of public law in English:

public law

Syllabification: pub·lic law

noun

  • The law of relationships between individuals and the government.
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    • Rescues were co-operative affairs, and although they were underpinned by law, this was the ordinary private law, not public law.
    • You will have heard on the arguments that there were some interesting points raised particularly on the overlap between public law and private law.
    • As has been noted, the legality of their actions can be challenged in public law by applications for judicial review.

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