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" Every positive law, or every law, simply and strictly so called, is set by a sovereign person or a sovereign body of persons, to a member or members of the independent political society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. "
Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law - Page 62
by John Austin - 1875 - 504 pages
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1832
...severs it from a law which is not a positive law) may be stated generally in the following manner : — Every positive law, or every law simply and strictly...wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. Or (changing the phrase) it is set by a monarch, or sovereign number, to a person or persons in a state...
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The Jurist: Or Quarterly Journal of Jurisprudence and Legislation, Volume 3

Law - 1832
...province of jurisprudence; and to this our author gives the name of positive law. He thus defines it:—" Every positive law, or every law simply and strictly...independent political society wherein that person •f Our author's division is, in the main, the same as that given incidentally by Locke, in that part...
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The Province of Jurisprudence Determined

John Austin - Jurisprudence - 1832 - 391 pages
...notion of sovereignty, with the inseparably connected notion of independent political society. For every positive law, or every law simply and strictly so called, is set directly or circuitously by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection...
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The Province of Jurisprudence Determined

John Austin - Jurisprudence - 1832 - 391 pages
...notion of sovereignty, with the inseparably connected notion of independent political society. For every positive law, or every law simply and strictly so called, is set directly or circuitously by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection...
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Thoughts on government and legislation

John Wrottesley (2nd baron.) - 1860
...Laws; that is, permanent rules of conduct, set by a sovereign person, or sovereign determinate body, to members of the independent political society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. Thirdly, Positive Moral Rules ; that is, first, laws set by men, but not as political superiors; and,...
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Thoughts on Government and Legislation

John Wrottesley Wrottesley (2d baron) - Great Britain - 1860 - 261 pages
...; that is, permanent rules of conduct, set by a sovereign person, or sovereign determinate body, to members of the independent political society wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. Thirdly, Positive Moral Rules ; that is, first, laws set by men, but not as political superiors ; and,...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 11

Law - 1861
...positive law, or the difference that severs it from a law which is not a positive law, may be stated thus: Every positive law, or every law simply and strictly...wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme. Or, changing the expression, it is set by a monarch, or sovereign number, to a person or persons in...
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The Province of Jurisprudence Determined, Volume 1

John Austin, Sarah Austin - Jurisprudence - 1861
...notion of sovereignty, with the inseparably connected notion of independent political society. For every positive law, or every law simply and strictly so called, is set directly or circuitously by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection...
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The Province of Jurisprudence Determined: Being the First Part of ..., Volume 1

John Austin - Jurisprudence - 1861 - 338 pages
...no^ tion of sovereignty, with the inseparably connected notion of independent political society. For every positive law, or every law simply and strictly so called, is set directly or circuitously by a monarch or sovereign number to a person or persons in a state of subjection...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 17

Law - 1864
...province of jurisprudence from the regions which lie upon its confines, and by which it is encircled.* " Every positive law, or every law simply and strictly...wherein that person or body is sovereign or supreme." In the language of Hobbes—" The legislator is he, not by whose authority the law was first made,...
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