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positive law

customary law or law enacted by governmental authority (as distinguished from natural law).
Origin of positive law
1350-1400; Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If a layman were to ask the reason for the difference it could not be given for it is mere positive law.
  • Program includes incentive prizes, an education program, and strong positive law enforcement presence.
  • The program includes incentive prizes chosen by students, an education component, and strong positive law enforcement presence.

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