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1)a government rule that states how people may and may not behave in society, social relationships,property, finance, business and so on. The controlling authority enforces the law and frequentlyorders specific punishments if individuals violate such rules.2)Their main difference of the two is that Private laws are for the benefits of a single person or a smallgroup while Public Laws are those that have a broader application such as it is used for the benefitsof an entire country.(SUPPORTING DETAILS) ------ (Private law is that part of a civil law legal system that is part of thejus commune that deals with interpersonal relationships. Private laws are enacted for thebenefit of a single person or small group of people, such as claims against the government orindividual immigration or naturalization issues civil law (such as contract law, law of torts andproperty law), labor law, commercial law, corporations’ law and competition law. Constitutionallaw, administrative law, and criminal law are all examples of public law. Public laws are those thathave a broad application, such as those that apply to the entire country or a specific group ofpeople.)3)Civil law refers to the law that governs people, things, and the relationships that develop betweenthem. While Criminal law, as opposed to civil law, is a body of laws concerned with the punishmentof those who commit crimes. In contrast to a civil case in which two people argue about their rights,a criminal prosecution involves the government deciding whether to punish someone for an act oran omission. Political law is a well-established legal practice area that encompasses the intersectionof politics and law. Government officials, candidates, advocacy groups, lobbyists, businesses,nonprofit organizations, and trade unions are the primary targets of political laws. Labor law islegislation that specifies responsibilities and rights in the workplace, particularly the employer'sresponsibilities and the employee's rights.4)Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a law that governs commercial and nauticaltransactions, private maritime disputes and navigation on the high seas, navigable waters.

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