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Public vs Private Law

Legal terms may appear complicated to common individuals, which is why confusion usually occurs during legal procedures. To have a deeper understanding of the basics regarding legal procedures, let us take a look at the difference between two terms: Private law and public law. When is law considered public or private? Read on to find out.

Public law is a theory of law that governs the relationship between the state and the individual, who is considered to be either a company or a citizen. Public law covers three sub-divisions: Constitutional, administrative and criminal law.

- Constitutional law covers the different branches of the state: Executive, legislative and judiciary.

- Administrative law regulates international trade, manufacturing, pollution, taxation, and the like.

- Criminal law involves state imposed sanctions for individuals or companies in order to achieve justice and social order.

Private law is also known as civil law. It involves relationships between individuals, or private relationships between citizens and companies.http://www.differencebetween.net/miscellaneous/difference-between-public-and-private-law/