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casus omissus n
: a situation omitted from or not provided for by statute or regulation and therefore governed by the common law
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.