positive law

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Body of man-made laws consisting of codes, regulations, and statutes enacted or imposed within a political entity such as a state or nation. Contrasts with natural law.

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You should make sure that you are never breaking any positive law so that you do not have to face the consequences.
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I did not like positive law, or any law for that matter because I believed in total freedom from punishment.
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If you want to make sure that you never end up in jail you need to make sure that you never break a positive law.
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