Codex Maximilianeus Bavaricus Civilis
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1. Composition and promulgation

During the Bavarian legislative reform initiated by Prince-Elector Maximilian III Joseph, which encompassed all areas of the law in a three-part Codex Maximilianeus, the Codex Maximilianeus Bavaricus civilis (CMBC) entered into force as the third and final part after the Codex Iuris Bavarici Criminalis (1751) and the Codex Iuris Bavarici Iudiciarii (code of civil procedure from 1753); it was promulgated on Januar…

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Schlosser, Hans, “Codex Maximilianeus Bavaricus Civilis”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018100>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20170206



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