customary law



Traditional common rule or practice that has become an intrinsic part of the accepted and expected conduct in a community, profession, or trade and is treated as a legal requirement.

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  • The customary law could not be bent or broken in the region as all of our competitors abided by it.

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  • There was a customary law there and I didn't like it because I usually did not like any kind of laws that prevented me from being free.

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  • You should try to understand what all of the customary law says so that you are never breaking it in any way.

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