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Civil law 4

The purpose of criminal law is

The purpose of civil law is to regulate relationships between individuals and to compensate the victim for harm suffered.

The main remedies and sanctions of the civil law are:

Damages (compensation)

Injunction (order to stop)

Specific performance (order to perform a task)

The main courts of civil law are

County Court and High Court.

Each side of the system also has a Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.