“The Law”
“A Law”

The Law has been termed jus in Latin and its German equivalent is recht. According to Roscoe Pound , The expression “The Law” or Law means the legal System operating in a country.  According To Geremy Bentham “The Term Law means, neither more nor less than the total number of Individual laws taken together.”

The term “ the law connotes the whole legal system in its totality.

The  term “A Law” means a particular statute in its isolated form, the Latin equivalent for which is lex lici i.e a statue.

Every Act of Parliament is called “a law”  


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