Definitions of local custom
the way that something is done in a particular place, especially when unique or typical of that place
The refugees will learn Spanish and attend classes on local customs.
Phrase Bank for local custom
Where a municipal officer operates pursuant to a local custom or procedure, the Parratt/Hudson doctrine is inapposite.
The testimony of Dr. Tanna is to the effect that in accordance with local custom the quoted data on plaintiff’s admission sheet was dictated by him into a recording device situated in the hospital record room.
In this jurisdiction, the applicable standard is a national standard, not just a local custom.
This testimony was objected to, and the ruling of the court was stated in these words: “I do not think that it is admissible unless you propose to show that that local custom was known to both contracting parties.
In accordance with local custom and usage, the carrier unloaded the caprolactam at a warehouse under the control of the Administration of the Port of Salvador (the port authority), an agency of the Brazilian government.