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#redirect [[customs]]
To be a source of law, a '''custom''' had to meet certain criteria. <br>
 
It had to be
 
* clear, certain, and consistent
 
* reasonable
 
* obligatory and exercised as of right
 
* geographically local
 
* in conformity with any applicable [[statute]]s (otherwise these overrode the custom)
 
* continuously held since "time immemorial"
 

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