local law

noun

Legal Definition of local law

1a : a law limited in application to a particular district within a territory

called also local act

— compare general law, public law
2 : the laws and legal principles and rules of a state other than those concerned with conflicts of law

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“Local law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/local%20law. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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