(720 ILCS 5/1-3)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1-3)
Applicability of common law.
No conduct constitutes an offense unless it is described as an offense
in this Code or in another statute of this State. However, this provision
does not affect the power of a court to punish for contempt or to employ
any sanction authorized by law for the enforcement of an order or civil
(Source: P.A. 79-1360.)