customary law


 

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Definition: 

Law consisting of customs that are accepted as legal requirements or obligatory rules of conduct; practices and beliefs that are so vital and intrinsic a part of a social and economic system that they are treated as if they were laws (Source: Blacks's Law Dictionary, 2007)

Other relations

  • traditional rights/customary rights (ECOLEX)
Related
Synonyms
  • community protocol
  • vested right
  • community right
  • existing right
  • traditional right

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