codification codification  /ˌkɑ də fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of codifying; arranging in a systematic order
  2. (n) a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)


  • Bush-Era Spying 'Made Legal' Under Obama

    Despite feigned outrage over the use of "illegal" surveillance techniques employed under the Bush administration, in the follow up to this week's news of a massive government surveillance system , revelations have come forth regarding President Obama's role in not only the expansion of existing surveillance methods but also of the codification of laws that permit the violation of Americans ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source:


  1. However, Mr Ruddock told ABC radio today: "I've been assured that there were existing laws and this is a mere codification."
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Philip Ruddock Source: The Age

  2. "The completion of a 123 Agreement is really a codification of the major and difficult decisions we have already made," said Nicholas Burns, the top US negotiator of the nuclear deal.
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Nicholas Burns Source: Daily Times

  3. "Codification of the HIV ban has been one of the reactions of unfounded fears about AIDS," Kerry said.
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: John Kerry Source: Southern Voice

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