Unwritten law

Unwritten law,

Definition of Unwritten law:

  1. Custom or usage which, although not enacted or proclaimed as an ordinance or statute, is backed by law of the land.

  2. Not recorded in writing.

  3. (especially of a law) resting originally on custom or judicial decision rather than on statute.

How to use Unwritten law in a sentence?

  1. An unwritten constitution.
  2. Documenting unwritten languages.

Meaning of Unwritten law & Unwritten law Definition