JOURNAL OF PACIFIC STUDIES
Title:Custom and constitutionally protected fundamental rights in the South Pacific Region : the approach of the courts to potential conflitcs
Author:Farran, Susan
Subject:Customary law|Oceania
Civil rights|Oceania
Volume:Vol.21, 1997
Collation: p.103-122

Abstract:

As a form of social regulation, custom is characteristic of traditional societies. As societies develop, custom gives way to law, either being replaced by it or by taking on the form of law itself, becoming customary law.
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