Thailand related terms (legal and practical).
This is a certificate for ownership of land issued by the Thailand land department. A land ownership title deed containing the name of the owner, location of the land, an area map showing the boundaries on all four sides and on the backside an index of registration.
A marriage not formalized in the customary manner as prescribed by law but recognized as a valid marriage after a period of time in which a man and a woman have cohabited and presented themselves as husband and wife.
The competent government official or person appointed by law with the power to perform a designated function.
Codified system of law, or body of laws, penal laws, dealing with the punishment of offenders prescribing offense against 'the public' or against another persona and prescribing a penalty for one who violates it.