Customary Laws

Some articles on laws, customary laws, law:

Jaffna Kingdom - Culture - Society
... Laws During the rule of the Aryacakravarti rulers, the laws governing the society was based on a compromise between a matriarchal system of society that seemed to have had deeper ... These laws seemed to have existed side by side as customary laws to be interpreted by the local Mudaliars ... such as in inheritance the similarity to Marumakattayam law of present day Kerala and Aliyasanatana of modern Tulunadu was noted by later scholars ...
Aboriginal Child Protection - Laws
... protection is subject to the rule of law ... Many countries have written laws governing the exercise of state power for child protection ... Indigenous peoples had organized societies and customary laws ...

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