criminal code

noun Law.
the aggregate of statutory enactments pertaining to criminal offenses.
a systematic and integrated statement of the rules and principles pertaining to criminal offenses.

1780–90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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In the end though, they arrested him under the normal criminal code.
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