List of national legal systems


Country Description
Canada Based on English common law, except in Quebec, where a civil law system based on French law prevails in most matters of a civil nature, such as obligations (contract and delict), property law, family law and private matters. Federal statutes take into account the bijuridical nature of Canada and use both common law and civil law terms where appropriate.
Cyprus Based on English common law as inherited from British colonisation, with civil law influences, particularly in criminal law.
India Based on English common law, except in Goa, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli which follow a Civil law system based on the Portuguese Civil Law
Israel Based on English common law from the period of the British Mandate (that includes laws from Ottoman Empire time), also incorporating civil law and fragments of Halakha and Sharia for family law cases



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