Codify Definition

kŏdĭ-fī, kōdə-
codified, codifies, codifying
To arrange (laws, rules, etc.) systematically.
Webster's New World
To establish or express in a conventional form or standard formulation.
American Heritage
To turn (a common law requirement or practice) into law.
American Heritage
To arrange, compile, organize, and systematize into a code the statutes, or the entire body of law (including case law) of a country or state or the statutes or the body of law concerning a particular area of the law.
Webster's New World Law

To enact a statute that restates the body of a particular area of law including applicable common law principles and the judicial interpretation of previous or existing statutes. See also statute.

Webster's New World Law

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