The Councils allowed the elections to be annulled in forty-nine departments of France, and re-enacted some of the laws of the period of the Terror, notably those against non-juring priests and returned émigrés.
Land might be let at a fixed rent when the Code enacted that accidental loss fell on the tenant.
In 1908 a law was enacted for establishing the West Virginia Children's Home to be under the control of the Humane Society.
A law enacted in 1908 requires that children between eight and fifteen years of age shall attend school twenty-four weeks each year, provided the public school in their district is in session that length of time.
936, when Hywel Dda, prince of South Wales, enacted a law for their protection.