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What is the Meaning of: Natural law | Concept and Definition of: Natural law

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Meanings, definitions, concepts of daily use

Latin directum, the right term means 'what is consistent with the rule' and which allows to develop justice postulates that constitute the normative and institutional society order.
The concept of nature, moreover, concerns the essence and the characteristic properties of each being, all and available to all that makes up the universe, as well as virtue and the quality of things.
It's these two concepts that occurs the idea of natural law, or the whole of the first principles of what is fair and what is unfair, inspired by nature. These principles materialize through positive law, that is formed by the laws created by the State to preserve the social order, which must be respected by all citizens.
It is not easy to define natural law (Ius naturale) accurately, because its design tends to evolve over time. In general, the natural law is based on a natural abstract entity that is superior to the will of the people (as God).
Natural rights are universal and inalienable: we cannot give it up and no one can prevent any benefit from this type of rights. This is the reason why, at the present time, the concept of natural law is laid down in the Declaration of rights of man and of the citizen. Any agency of the State cannot afford to undermine these rights because they are clean and natural to each person.
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