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custom

A generally accepted practice or behavior by a particular group of people or a social group.

custom

done to the order of the customer on materials owned by the customer, e.g. custom feedlot.
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He had hunted with the tribe in the spring, and even throughout most of the summer, when his limbs suddenly refused to perform their customary offices.
I made the customary reply, and explained that I had seen her at the opera.
In that attitude--more like a dog than a human being--she repeated her customary petition when she wanted to fix words that interested her in her mind.
Thus, the Clarification Thesis--understood to be the descriptive claim that states codify customary international law because clarity is to their joint benefit--is limited by the realities of the way states behave when making legal rules.
Monday also saw Ajimobi swear in Justice Solomon Akinteye as pioneer president of the just established Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo state.
This article examines the intergenerational nature of land conflicts in northern Uganda, focusing on the interplay of customary law, return migration and the development of a market in land.
Open Contracts Award: Consultancy Services for Independent Assessment of the Impact of the Pilot Interventions in the Customary Land Administration Sector in Ghana by the Land Administration Project
Now that the international community has come to realize that international law is not on the verge of being codified in treaties but will remain customary law for the foreseeable future, the International Law Commission is again addressing how customary law is identified in practice.
The meeting that aimed at putting boundaries between conventional and customary laws was another way of promoting peace building and peaceful co-existence among the various communities in the entire Jonglei state.
The Interaction of Criminal Law and Customary Law in Papua New Guinea.
51bn in gross cash proceeds, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
By legal pluralism, Grenfell means the traditional customary law of community institutions and leaders that operates alongside of state legal structures and prevents the state from having a monopoly on law.