Customary law is a set of customs, practices and beliefs that are accepted as obligatory rules of conduct by indigenous peoples and local communities. Customary law forms an intrinsic part of their social and economic systems and way of life.
Where do we find rules of customary law? Customary law is made up of uncodified (unwritten) codified (written) laws.
Who uses customary law? Customary law is used by the ordinary courts.
Customary law within contemporary legal systems Customary law is a recognized source of law within jurisdictions of the civil law tradition, where it may be subordinate to both statutes and regulations.
CUSTOMARY LEGAL SYSTEM Anglo-Saxon lawAnglo-Saxon law (England) AqsaqalAqsaqal (Central Asia)Central Asia Basque and Pyrenean law CoutumeCoutume (France) Customary lawCustomary law (Australia)Australia Early Germanic law Early Irish lawEarly Irish law (Ireland)Ireland Kanun of Leke DukagjiniKanun of Leke Dukagjini(Albania)Albania Laws of the Brets and Scots (Scotland)