What are thea main features of the Napoleonic Code?

The main features of the Napoleonic Codes are as follows:

  • The Napoleonic code abolished the feudal system and freed peasants from serfdom and manorial dues.
  • Napoleon simplified administrative divisions
  • The Code established the supremacy of the husband over his wife and children
  • The code also prohibited judges from refusing justice on grounds of insufficiency of the law, thereby encouraging them to interpret the law.

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