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Local Law

local law n

1 a : a law limited in application to a particular district within a territory called also local act compare general law, public law
b : special law
2 : the laws and legal principles and rules of a state other than those concerned with conflicts of law

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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