Civil law is a set of rules and practices that cover the rights and obligations of individuals in civil matters.
Civil law deals with the rights of individuals to conduct themselves in a lawful manner in civil disputes, the rights to the benefits of the law and to the enjoyment of public services and facilities.
Civil laws protect the rights, interests and freedoms of individuals, including the right to life, liberty and security of person.
Civil law provides a legal framework for the law, its administration and enforcement, including by reference to the constitution.
Civil cases are governed by the laws and regulations of the country in which they are brought.
Civil and criminal laws can be complex and require judicial interpretation.
Civil court decisions are made by the Supreme Court.
Civil rights and fundamental freedoms are recognised and protected by civil law.